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The Things I Miss

The Things I Miss is a short film about the stories we tell ourselves to get over lost love, the objects that are left behind, and the roles that we play in everyday life. Duncan meets Leah to buy a diamond engagement ring, but what exactly is it that Leah is trying to sell him?

Produced as a dissertation project for the MA Filmmaking program at Kingston University, London.

  • Kevin R. Thompson
  • Kevin R. Thompson
  • Zoe Taylor
  • Siân Altman
    Key Cast
  • Paul Dewdney
    Key Cast
  • Thomas Morell
    Key Cast
  • Oliver Silver
    Key Cast
  • Daniel Llobera
  • Kevin R. Thompson
  • Daniel Hughes Hawkins
    Sound Design
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Kingston University
Director Biography - Kevin R. Thompson

Kevin R. Thompson is a London based filmmaker whose work in documentary and narrative fiction focuses on the relationships between people and memory, possessions, and ideas. His latest film, The Things I Miss (2021), looks at the roles people play to get what they want from life and stars Siân Altman and Paul Dewdney.

With eight years’ experience as an editor and filmmaker for corporate clients, Kevin possesses a keen eye for story and how to structure a compelling narrative.

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