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Mercy

UK (MIFF 2005, fiction)

Director: Candida Scott-Knight

Ben (Bradley Hall, who played a young Ralph Fiennes in Cronenberg's [Spider] ) is a sensitive, 11-year-old boy barely coping with school bullies and a neglectful mother. When his mother's 'work associate' locks him in a shed overnight, Ben develops a harsh and unexpected resolve to ensure his own survival.
D Candida Scott-Knight P Emily Man S Tina Walker WS Britshorts Ltd TD 35mm/col/2004/14mins

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