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Come Home Soon

A young woman, without money or ID papers, escapes from the clutches of her evil boss who is holding her hostage as a domestic slave. But when she is recaptured by an opportunistic homeless man, she must decide whether to give up on life or devise a plot to overcome her circumstances and achieve her dream.

  • Alex Osman
    Director
    This Little Place in Gospel Oak
  • Louise Johnson
    Writer
  • David Jones
    Producer
  • Ashleigh Cordery
    Key Cast
    Blackout
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    600 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16.9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Alex Osman

Alexander’s creative career spans many industries and includes success as a Music Producer, Multidisciplinary Designer and Filmmaker.

'Come Home Soon' is his second drama having seen recent success on the festival circuit with the widely acclaimed docudrama, 'This Little House in Gospel Oak' and the dark drama 'Beneath the Surface.

Alex has recently been writing and making a broad range of films including a music video and a series of brand films for Jaguar Land Rover.

He is currently working in pre-production for a new short drama as well as treatments for commercials and working as Creative Consultant for Global PLCs.

For more information please see: www.alexosman.com/director

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Director Statement

I thought Louise's script had potential the moment I read it. It is a worrying part of modern life that such things can occur fairly regularly in our society and often go unnoticed by the general public. I felt is was a harrowing story that really needed be told.

My aim with the cast was to keep the performances as 'real' as possible and the tension high. I think they achieved this and more with some really fantastic acting from a great up-and-coming ensemble.

The whole film was shot in just four days in and around Putney and Islington on a very limited budget and it's testament to the professional approach of the crew as to how high the final production values look.

I hope you enjoy it.

Alex