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letters

A poignant tale of friendship between a lonely old man (Kevin) and his equally lonely young postman (Malcolm).

The first film in a trilogy of short films exploring the themes of loneliness, old age and dementia. letters is an intimate look at how lonely it can sometimes be living in a big city.

letters was selected for the Beeston Film Festival (2015) and the Norwich Film Festival (2015), where it was also nominated for Best Short Film. It was a finalist in the FILMSshorts competition (2018) and was selected for the Purbeck Film Festival (2018), where it won the Audience Award for Best Short Feature.

  • Anthony Hett
    Director
  • Anthony Hett
    Writer
  • Anthony Hett
    Producer
  • Sophia Mertins
    Producer
  • Edward Davis
    Key Cast
    “Malcolm”
  • Gehane Strehler
    Key Cast
    “Sam”
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 6, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4K
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Norwich Film Festival 2015
    Norwich
    United Kingdom
    March 15, 2015
    Nominated - Best Short Film Award
  • Beeston Film Festival 2015
    Nottingham
    United Kingdom
    January 25, 2015
  • Purbeck Film Festival 2018
    Wareham
    United Kingdom
    October 19, 2018
    Audience Award for Best Short Feature
Director Biography - Anthony Hett

Anthony is a London based Welsh Writer/Director who graduated from City University of London in 2011, with an MA Creative Writing (Plays & Screenplays). The Apex Arts' funded letters is his debut short film.

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