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Working Late

A suspicious wife confronts her husband when he arrives home late. He offers a litany of increasing outlandish excuses to explain his tardiness, none of which are believed. Tired of his lies, she accuses him of working late at the office and throws him out of the house.
Dragging his suitcase behind him, he retreats back to a waiting car. Inside sits his boss, who has been part of the conspiracy to conceal the truth from his wife…

  • David Gilbank
    Polterheist, White House Haunting, Apocalypse Girl, Cull
  • Paul Renhard
    Polterheist, White House Haunting, Apocalypse Girl, Cull, Headbangers
  • Paul Renhard
  • Jamie Smelt
    Key Cast
  • Kathryn Hanke
    Key Cast
  • Tom Jackson
    Key Cast
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    4 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    250 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - David Gilbank

David Gilbank is an experienced, multi-award winning advertising copywriter who has worked for a number of UK and Australian radio groups, advertising agencies and also spent time in journalism and PR.
He started writing film screenplays in 2010 and his first speculative TV script, 606 – an exciting thriller set amongst Asian drug gangs in Bradford – was optioned by Storyboard TV in New York.
His first feature film script ‘Cull’ won the Hollywood Independent Producers Award, Astoria Film Festival and Long Island Film Festival – Best Horror Script.
Recently his screenplay The White House Haunting has won several international awards and continues to do well on the 2016 festival circuit.
His tenth film, Polterheist has been officially selected at 15 Film Festivals around the world and won several awards.
Working Late is his eleventh short film.

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Director Statement

All my films - horror of scifi - come with a large does of humour. This is my first out-and-out comedy and I'm thrilled with the result.