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Banker, The

UK (MIFF 2005, fiction)

Director: Hattie Dalton

A quirky scientist in a sperm bank is in love with the nurse at the fertility clinic, but she doesn't even know he exists. In this tale of unrequited love, he takes some crazy steps just to prove his heart. The Banker is ex-pat Hattie Dalton's BAFTA-Award winning first short.

D/S Hattie Dalton P/WS Kelly Broad TD 35mm/col/2004/13mins

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