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THE END FOR BEGINNERS

US Premiere

Director: David Lale

England, 2007, 23 min

Festival Year:2008

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producer: David Lale - Editor: Miikka Leskinen - Cinematographer: Neus Olle

Sales:Hemant Sharda, sales agent - National Film & Television School, Beaconsfield Studios, Station Road, Beaconsfield HP9 1LG, United Kingdom - T: +44 1494 671234

Email:hsharda AT nfts.co.uk

Synopsis

In a retirement home in Paris, the elderly residents wait out their last days. Nothing much happens other than the odd bout of Muzak and trouble with the lifts. But the arrival of some unusual visitors is about to disturb their peace - and set the scene for a strange confrontation between those at the beginning of life, and those at their very end.

Trailer

About the director

David Lale started making his own films as a distraction from a soul-destroying day-job cutting docu-soaps. David is also a writer, and his first book was published this summer.

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