DUCK

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  • Tartan shorts

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  • 1990s

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Title: DUCK

Reference number: 7079

Date: 1998

Director: d. Kenneth Glenaan

Sponsor: BBC Scotland, Scottish Screen and the Scottish Arts Council

Producer: Robin McPherson

Production company: Asylum Pictures

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 16.56 mins

Description: On a day much like any other, Mick and Carmen, two hard-drinking lovers down on their luck, set out to satisfy their hunger. But food is not their only need. As the day progresses, tensions rise and their stormy relationship is put to the ultimate test. [synopsis from Scottish Screen Catalogue of Short Films 1993 - 1999 "Kicking up a Storm"]

Part of the 'Tartan Shorts' film scheme. Production file and script held by National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive. Widespread festival screenings and sold to Spanish, French, German, Australian and Italian television.

See also production company website at http://asylumpictures.com/ [last accessed 11/12/2015]

Tartan Shorts: A joint short film initiative funded by BBC Scotland and Scottish Screen National Lottery Fund. Three films per year commissioned for theatrical release and broadcast.

Credits: Mick Peter Mullan
Carmen Fiona Bell

1st ass. d. Gus McLean
2nd ass. d. Karen McConnell
3rd ass. d. Graham McIver
sc. supervisor Avril Watt
p. co-ordinator Gillian Berrie
p. accountant Shaw Statham
location man. Stephen Burt
focus puller Francis