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Chop Chop

On the death of her estranged mother, Delilah returns to the island of her youth; an isolated outpost ruled by an eccentric matriarch, and long since abandoned by Men. When Sam makes a clumsy attempt to accost her she takes her revenge and condemns him to a fate worse than bingo...
In this outrageously provocative black comedy, a young woman forces her would be attacker to swallow the bitter pill of viagra-revenge.

  • Christophe Granier-Deferre
    Dirty Weekend, Two Minutes, Beast
  • Christophe Granier-Deferre
    Dirty Weekend, Two Minutes, Beast
  • Catherine Vetere
    The Lost, The Houdini Girl, A Thousand Kisses Deep, Dirty Weekend, Two Minutes, Beast, Purple Plain,
  • Sharlit Deyzac
    Picnic in Gaza, The Dreamer
  • Sharlit Deyzac
    Key Cast
    Mr. Bean's Holiday, Art Ache, Picnic in Gaza, The Dreamer,
  • James Groom
    Key Cast
    Viking Siege, The Last Lesson, PubMonkey, The 95th, Way of the Monkey's Claw, Whiplash Dreams, Hooligan Legacy, Outlander (series)
  • Carol Ball
    Key Cast
    Out, For George, Benny Hill Show
  • Jen Cardno
    The Pig Child, He took his Skin off for Me
  • Danielle Killick
    Hair & MUA
    Capsule, Art Ache, The Pit and the Pendulum, Iced: A Quick Freeze
  • Anna Dick
    Hot Pepper (series), Gone Too Far, Dirty Weekend, The Times, Inhabit, Retrospective,
  • Hollie Buhagiar
    Outside the Box (series)
  • Mark Nutkins
    Director of Photography
    Misfits (series) Kill command, Corpse Bride, Prisoners of the sun, Brothers Grimm
  • Maria Millan
    Set Designer
  • Lucienne Sencier
    Stills Photographer
  • Lucienne Sencier
    Poster Graphics Designer
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  • Genres:
    Black Comedy, Comedy Horror, Fantasy
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 3, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Christophe Granier-Deferre

Christopher’s feature debut DIRTY WEEKEND, starring Pierre Perrier and Jamie Parker, premiered in 2013 at the prestigious Montreal International Film Festival, and screened at the Beijing International Film Festival the following year. The film won the Online Film Critics Society Award for best Foreign Film in 2013 and was released in the US by levelFILMS.

In 2014 CGD was commissioned by 4D Pictures to adapt John Welter’s novel Night of the Avenging Blowfish. He is currently working on an original script called The General set in Ningbo in the 1920s.

Christopher ran the third round of iFeatures for Creative England, BBC Films and the BFI where he was responsible for the selection, development and production of a slate of debut features, a process that saw 400 projects reduced to 3, with 18 of them developed to treatment or script stage.

Christopher is currently studying for a Masters in Chinese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), and has a BA in English Literature & Drama from Goldsmiths College (University of London).

Christopher has made a number of award-winning short films.

1998 JOHNNIE’S JUMPER for Glowworm Films
2010 BEAST starring Jack Fox and Edmund Kingsley
2011 TWO MINUTES starring Jodie Whittaker and Larry Lamb
2012 THE TRAP starring Parker Sawyers and John chwab
2015 CHOP CHOP starring Sharlit Deyzac and James Groom

2012 DIRTY WEEKEND starring Kirsty Oswald, Jamie Parker and Pierre Perrier

In Development
THE GENERAL (feature)

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