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A Fitting Tribute by Daniel Cormack

A Fitting Tribute by Daniel Cormack

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A novice local news reporter gets more than he bargains for from the grieving mother of a teenage boy.

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Black comedy. Hardened-pro news reporter Tammy initiates the novice reporter Niall into the art of the 'death-knock' - knocking on the doors of the recently bereaved to get a news story.

Niall's lack of success has put his job under threat and Tammy has been detailed to improve his hit rate. When Niall death-knocks Mrs Wright he finds not the grieving, hostile mother he expected but a warm welcome, good food and a comfortable bed, but what's really going on and what are Mrs Wright's true motives?

Funded By

Southern Exposure Film Fund (Lewisham Film Initiative) and the UK Film Council Completion Fund Award

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World sales: DAZZLE
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Festivals & Screenings

UK Film Council Completion Fund Award, Edinburgh International FIlm Festival, Edinburgh, 2007

Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films, Palm Springs, USA, 2007

Warsaw Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 2007

Disability Film Festival, London, 2008

Bradford Film Festival, Bradford, 2008

Wood Green International Short Film Festival, London, 2008

End of the Pier International Film Festival, Bognor Regis, 2008

Swale Film Festival, Sittingbourne, 2008

Portobello Film Festival, London, 2008

Busho Budapest Short Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

HDFest, New York, USA, 2008

Raindance Film Festival, London, 2008

Filmstock International Film Festival, Luton, 2008

Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, 2009


Emerging Filmmaker Award and Best Screenplay Award, Nickel Independent Film Festival, St Johns, Canada, 2008


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