Experiencing Interruptions?


A woman wakes up alone trapped in a strange apartment, forty flights up. She tries to remember how she got there.

  • Phil Peel
    John Lennon's Turd, Emily's Dance
  • Phil Peel
  • Phil Peel
  • Melissa de Mol
  • Paul Witcombe
  • Melissa de Mol
    Key Cast
    John Lennon's Turd
  • Philip Peel
    Key Cast
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    9 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 18, 2015
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    United Kingdom
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  • ReelHeART International Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    July 4, 2015
    North American Premiere
  • Southampton Film Week
    United Kingdom
    November 7, 2015
Director Biography - Phil Peel

Philip Peel (writer, director, teacher)

Phil has combined a career teaching the next generation of film-makers, with the continuing development of his own films.

– Writer/producer/director, DP & editor. Comedy short John Lennon’s Turd. (2013) Currently just out on the international Film Festival circuit. Awarded “Best Short Film” (second place) Toronto Reelheart International Film Festival
“I really like it. It’s got a lovely, funny but downbeat tone and atmosphere. Good script, very well directed, with great performances. Excellent.”
Paul Bassett Davies – Creative Director at London Comedy Writers Festival

– Director/Producer/Camera/Editor of “Love” (2013) (short) awarded “Best Film” at Southampton Film Week; Guerilla Film Award & Winning Film team Production Award. 50Kisses Premiere; Official selection for Edinburgh Short Film Festival ; Official selection New York Bootleg Film Festival.
“This is a devastatingly brilliant piece of storytelling, masterfully handled, and the feedback from the Bootleg team was unanimous – audiences need to see this film. ”

– Director of Photography ‘Don’t’ (2013) (short) Official Selection of New York City International Film Festival

Producer and Director of Photography of:
– Buon Giorno Sayonara (2010) (short). (exec. prod.) 33 International Film Festivals including “Best Comedy Award” Hyart Film Festival in Wyoming. Nominated for three awards : Best International/Foreign Language Film, Best Direction (Karen Hope) , and Best Performance (Thomas Kadman) at Thurrock International Film Festival. Awards for Best International Film, Best Director and Best In Show.
– Bull amongst the Feathers (2008) (short) Rome International Film Festival
– Legs 11. (2009) (short) Toronto & Florida International Film Festival
– Shadows (2009) (short) Dubai International Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival
– Zombie Radio (2010) Boston Sci-Fi Festival
– In My Shoes (2010) (short) Fastnet Film Festival

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Director Statement

We made most of this over two very hectic days and nights during the ReelHeART Film Festival in Toronto. plus some pick ups in Southampton. Two actors ...crew of one