BILLY AND ZORBA

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Series:

  • Tartan shorts

Decade:

  • 1990s

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Title: BILLY AND ZORBA

Reference number: 7276

Date: 1999

Director: d. Brian Kirk

Sponsor: BBC Scotland and Scottish Screen in association with The Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Fund

Producer: Gaynor Holmes

Production company: Santuri Film in association with Ideal World Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 19.04 mins

Description: In a decayed Scottish fishing village, an outcast boy strikes up a friendship with a fisherman who believes himself to be Zorba. [synopsis from Scottish Screen Catalogue of Short Films 1993 - 1999 "Kicking up a Storm"]

Production file and script held by National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive. Post production script also held at the Scottish Theatre Archive, Glasgow University. Ref. code GB 247 STA Jy 17(12)

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: w. Ed McCardie

Zorba James Cosmo
Billy Iain de Caestecker
Mhairi Deirdre Davis
Black Robert Cavanagh

p. man. Carole Sheridan
d. ph. Adam Suschitsky
designer Mark Leese
composer Joe McAlinden
ed. James Hamilton
sd. rec. Phil Croal
costumes Ann