Experiencing Interruptions?


A warm summer night in the city and Sam is being cheered up by her friend Jenny. After a failed relationship and a less than triumphant return to her home town, Jenny leads Sam through the hum and buzz of Manchester at night. They are supposed to be going to listen to an Orchestra but Sam hears something on the street that sounds much more sweet…

  • Karl Walsh
    Perpetual Motion, Running on Empty
  • Karl Walsh
    Perpetual Motion, Running on Empty, The Rat King
  • Bee Movies
    Perpetual Motion, Running on Empty, Fear, Buzz,
  • Pauline Walsh
    Perpetual Motion
  • Elinor Dixon
    Key Cast
    Echo Boulevard, Stars on Mars
  • Greg Kelly
    Key Cast
    Occupation - BAFTA Award 2010
  • Lucy Giddings
    Key Cast
    Perpetual Motion
  • Pauline Walsh
    Key Cast
    Perpetual Motion,
  • John Meredith
    Key Cast
  • Karl Markham
    Perpetual Motion
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    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Karl Walsh

Karl Walsh, English of Irish ancestry was born on a farm in Lancashire, studied Theatre, Art and Dance at Bretton Hall (Leeds Uni) and later Law at MMU. He formed the band ‘To Hell With Burgundy’ who were signed to Manchester’s famous ‘Factory Records’ and toured the world in support of the 6 studio albums they and more recent groups; ‘The Visitors’ and ‘The Happy Future’ produced. Whilst living in France during the early 2000s Walsh began to write novels and screen plays. His book The Rat King was published in 2016 and his short films ‘Running on Empty’ and ‘Perpetual Motion’ have been well received on the festival circuit.

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Director Statement

I wanted to capture that moment of love at first sight. The moment when you think you will never love again is the moment that real love has been waiting for.