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Lucky Break

Uloaku works the graveyard shift at a dead end service station and is bored out of her mind, but a chance encounter with a suspicious stranger will soon fix that.

  • John Addis
  • Rami Pantoja
  • Steve Oram
    Key Cast
  • Jessye Romeo
    Key Cast
  • Diana Weston
    Key Cast
  • Dean Kilbey
    Key Cast
    "Policeman #1"
  • Tom Dayton
    Key Cast
    "Policeman #2"
  • Frank Madone
    Director of Photography
  • Mari Stracke
    First AD
  • Bryony Francis
    Production Designer
  • Matt Bowron
    Creative Consultant
  • Jude Spencer
    Script Supervisor
  • Danielle Westwood
    Costume Designer
  • Ellie Morris
    Make Up Artist
  • Darrell Briggs
    Sound Engineer
  • Jillian Speed
    Boom Op
  • Matthew Collins
  • John Addis
  • John Addis
  • Lewis Young
  • James Everett
    Sound Design
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 20, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    13,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - John Addis

John Addis has worked in the film industry for over 10 years, predominantly as an Editor in features and a Writer/Director on micro budget short films, music promos and other commercial work.

In 2008 John made a commercial as part of a competition for Doritos which won and was aired internationally, following that he made virals for Lynx and several music promos. His promo for 'Dead Man's Suit' was nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2009 Music Video Awards. In 2011 his short film 'Starcrossed' won Best Film at the Fringe Report Awards, was nominated for Best Newcomer at RUSHES Soho and won Judges Commendation at the Reed Short film competition. His last short ‘Hands Free’ from 2018 won Best Comedy at Lancaster Film Festival, Reel to Real and others. His latest short ‘Lucky Break’ is completed and entered into upcoming festivals. This short is intended to act as a proof of concept for the feature film ‘Burning Down The House’ which he is developing.

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