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Bro by Chris Dundon

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4.9.0 / 5


A short drama about a young teenager coming to terms with brother's disability.

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Simon's brother Mark suffers from Fragile X Syndrome. Simon believes his failure to lead a normal adolescent life is solely down to his brother's disability.

  • Simon

    Sean Verey
  • Mark

    Michael Davis
  • Gemma

    Ellie Paskell
  • Mother

    Emma Swinn
Funded By

UK Film Council

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Festivals & Screenings

Raindance Film Festival, 2010

Branchage Film Festival, 2010

Cinemagic Film Festival, 2010

Cambridge Film Festival, 2010

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2010

St. Louis International Film Festival, 2010

Winterthur International Short Film Festival, 2010

Istanbul International Short Film Festival, 2010

Seattle International Film Festival, 2010

Exground Filmfest, 2010

Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2010

Singapore International Film Festival, 2010

Rushes Soho Shorts, 2010

Vancouver International Film Festival, 2010

Salento International Film Festival, 2010

Tallgrass Film Festival, 2010

Kuki International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth, 2010

Encounters Short Film Festival, 2009


Special Jury Mention, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2010


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4 comments posted.

  • Jan 20, 2011

    le chat noir

    Reakky beautifully made. All the actors were fantastic and evoked real emotion. One you definitely want to share around your friends.

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  • Oct 12, 2010


    Very natural and real.  So difficult to achieve in reality, things can be over written or over acted, but not here.  Hard work has paid off.

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  • Oct 12, 2010


    Excellent film with believable characters brought to life by superb acting. Well done. This is a gem.

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  • Oct 4, 2010


    Brilliant film, the kind of film that has the balls to show character and heart without being flashy. Bring on the feature!!

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