The Rule of Thumb

Gregor Johnstone, 2010

TROT 2

Synopsis

The Rule Of Thumb is the story of a Mother and Son’s tragic inability to move on from the death of the father. Barrow’s attempt to engage with the world outside leads him to a disastrous day at the local school. His inability to cope creates a dangerous stand off. Can Mummy save the day?

  • Crew

    • Director / Gregor Johnstone
    • Writer / Gregor Johnstone
    • Producer / Deva Smith
    • Executive Producers / David Smith, Paul Welsh, Julia Caithness, Becky Lloyd
    • Director of Photography / David Liddell / davidliddell.com
    • Editor / Rachel Tunnard / racheltunnard.com
    • Composer / Jamie Bolland
    • Sound Recordist / Chris Campion
    • Production Designer / Mary Anderson
    • Make-up Designer / Ana Cruzalegui
    • Costume Designer  / Hannah Clark
    • Casting Director / Orla O’Connor
  • Cast

    • Neil Barrow / Richard Dormer
    • Mrs Barrow / Stella McCusker
    • Janitor / Gary Lewis
    • Lee Haddow / Anthony Martin-Lucas
    • Mr Hill / Angus McInnes
    • Caroline Hoddy / Michelle Donnelly
  • Stills

    • TROT
      TROT 5
    • TROT 3
      TROT 1
  • Festivals & Awards

    • London Short Film Festival, 2012
    • Glasgow Short Film Festival, 2012
    • Inverness Film Festival, 2011
  • Sales & Distribution

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