Rite

Michael Pearce, 2010

GARY 01 - RITE - DIGICULT

Synopsis

Mike takes his estranged son out for his birthday; a man desperate to prove he’s changed. But drink and the simmering violence of match day in London brings out the worst in him over a long, difficult afternoon for father and son.

  • Crew

    • Writer / Michael Pearce
    • Producers / Paul Welsh & Ross McKenzie
    • Executive Producers / Rebecca Mark-Lawson & Jo Cadoret
    • Director of Photography / Benjamin Kracun
    • Editor / Maya Maffioli
    • Music / The Quick and The Dead
    • Sound Designer / Dario Swade
  • Cast

    • Gary / Bradley Hall
    • Mike / Martin Herdman
  • Stills

    • MIKE 03 - RITE - DIGICULT
      MIKE 02- RITE - DIGICULT
    • MIKE 01 - RITE - DIGICULT
      GARY 03 - RITE - DIGICULT
    • GARY 02 - RITE - DIGICULT
  • Festivals & Awards

    • BAFTA 2011 / Nominated, Best Short Film
    • British Independent Film Awards 2011 / Nominated, Best Short Film
    • Almeria Short Fim festival, Spain 2011 / Winner, Best Film & Best Actor
    • Soho Rushes Festival, UK , 2011 / Winner Best Film Long Form
    • BAFTA Nomination, UK, 2011 / Best Short Film
    • Message to Man International Film Festival, St Petersburg  / Winner, Best Fiction
    • European Film Festival of Lille 2012 / Winner, Best director
    • Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, 2010
    • Berlin Interfilm Festival, Germany, 2010
    • Magma International Short Film Festival, Sicily, 2010
    • Cork Film Festival, 2010
    • Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, South Africa, 2010
    • Bristol Encounters International Film Festival, UK, 2010
    • Curtas Vila Do Conde Film Festival, UK, 2010
    • London Film Festival, UK, 2010
    • Berlin Interfilm Festival, Germany, 2010
    • New York Children's Festival, USA, 2010
    • Vendrome Film Festival, France, 2011
    • Gijon International Film Festival, Spain, 2011
    • Brest European Short Film Festival, 2011
    • Helsinki Short Film Festival, Finland, 2011
    • Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, Germany, 2011
    • Branchage International Film Festival, UK, 2011
    • Portobello Film Festival, UK, 2011
    • Hull International Film Festival, UK, 2011
    • Tampere International Film Festival, Finland, 2011
    • London Short Film Festival, UK, 2011
    • Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia
    • Leeds International Film Festival, UK
    • Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain, 2012
    • Medina Del Campo Film Festival, Spain / Second Prize, Best Fiction
    • European Film Festival Of Lille, 2012 / Directing Prize
    • 11mm- International Football Festival / Second Prize Best Fiction
    • Cinemagic International Film Festival, Ireland, 2012
    • Batuny International Art House Film Festival, Georgia
    • Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, 2012
  • Sales & Distribution

    Rite is distributed by Freak Short Film Agency in Spain.