An elderly widow finds new life and new complications with the arrival of a Japanese talking teddy bear.

Written & Directed by James Hughes
Produced by Cynthia De Souza & Ray Verma
Edited by Philip Clyde-Smith
Shot & Lit by Alexander Hill
Sound Design by Gernot Fuhrmann
Music by Max Herman

Maude…….Susannah York
Danny……..Tim Woodward
Chico………Kenji Watanabe

Funding provided under the Newham Borough Film Fund

Palm Springs, Aug 2007
London Film Festival, Oct 2007
San Luis – Argentina, Nov 2007
Tokyo Short Shorts, Dec 2007

The Strategist

A dark tale of revenge and twisted retribution, ‘The Strategist’ will stop at nothing, until he succeeds.

Shot on Arri SR2, Super 16 film camera.
Off-cut stock from Ballykissangel. Not clip-tested unfortunately, hence poor PQ

Writer/Director: James Hughes
Based on idea by: Tim Edwards, Joe Wilby
DoP: Tim Wilby
Editor: Joe Wilby
Producer: Sam Goldfinch