Mano a Mono

A man has returned home and is unable to find his wife, he sets about solving the mystery of why he can't find her, during his moment of crisis he is offered help from a most unlikely source, but all is revealed when a familiar femme fatale enters the building.

  • Saranne Bensusan
    Director
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Saranne Bensusan
    Writer
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Lawrence Mallinson
    Writer
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Saranne Bensusan
    Producer
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Lawrence Mallinson
    Producer
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Tom Bonington
    Cast
    I put my Heart into this Film
  • Sharon Lawrence
    Cast
    Out
  • Sona Mason
    Cast
    Cops vs Freak
  • Terry Shipton
    Cast
    Cockney vs zombies
  • Saranne Bensusan
    Editor
    The Hunting of the Snark
  • Tom Bonington
    Key Cast
    ABCs of Death 2
  • Sharon Lawrence
    Key Cast
    Gangsters, Guns & Zombies
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Noir, crime, triller, drama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 8, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    3,200 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Access Code international short film festival
    Bangalor
    June 8, 2015
    World
  • International Film Festival for Shorts, Doocumentaries and Comedy
    Jakarta
    November 16, 2015
    Asian Premiere
    International Award of Merit
  • Oregon Film Awards
    Oregon
    November 1, 2015
    Silver Award
  • North Wales International Film Festival
    Wales
    January 31, 2016
    Welsh Premiere
    Best Actor - Tom Bonington
  • International Film Festival for Documentary Short and Comedy
    Indonesia
    November 8, 2015
    Indonesian Premiere
    International Award of Merit
  • Carmarthen Bay Film Festival
    Llanelli
    United Kingdom
    May 11, 2016
    Welsh Premiere
  • Short-filmz.com

    May 1, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Maverick Movie Awards
    New York
    United States
    October 1, 2016
    Official Selection
  • Maverick Movie Awards
    New York
    United States
    October 1, 2016
    Nominee Best Actress - Sharon Lawrence
  • Pipa Film Fest

    Brazil
    April 6, 2017
    Brazilian Premiere
    official selection
  • Femme Filmmakers Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    September 2, 2017
    Californian
    Official Selection
Director Biography

Saranne’s creativity started with music as she learned to play the piano as a teenager before getting a job editing and producing radio commercials a Moray Firth radio.
A few years later she moved to Surrey and made an application to study geology at the University of London where she formed the band From the 3rd story, as a singer and guitarist until she graduated and took up a solo recording contract.
Once released from her contract Saranne started to compose music for films before making her first short film “The Shoe” in 2009, she started her first feature an animation “The Hunting of the Snark” a year later which she also wrote, produced, photographed and edited as well as did much for the animating for and as part of a small team had to learn how to design and build the puppets. In 2012 Saranne also made a mockumentary titled “inevitability”

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