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Reference number: 7622

Date: 2002

Director: d. James Henry

Sponsor: BBC Scotland, Scottish Screen

Producer: Rebecca Knapp, Wendy Griffin

Production company: Hair in the Gate / Synergen SMK Film in association with Ideal World Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 9.46 mins

Description: Tom makes his way home after another anonymous one-night stand, apparently content in his infidelity. But when he discovers his wedding ring is missing, a roller-coaster of imagined dark consequences threaten to de-rail him entirely. But redemption can come even to those who don't seek it. [Synopsis from BBC Tartan Shorts press release]

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: Tom Kevin McKidd
Trish Susan Vidler
Jane Doe Laura Fraser
Denis David Goodall
Denis's Wife Deborah Arnott
Trish's Lover Kevin James Kelly
w. and d. James Henry
d. ph. Oliver Cheesman
p. designer Marius van der Werff
film ed. Mark Jenkins
sd. rec. Angus McPake
dubbing mixer John Cobban
m. composed by Paul Leonard Morgan
costume designer Alison Mitchell
makep-up / hair Claire McAndrew
location man. Mark McGhee
focus puller Julie Bills
clapper loader Mark Sneddon
video ass. Martin Campbell
grip Mark Donnelly
ass. grip Mark Dorris
lighting gaffer Derrick Ritchie
ligthingn Chris Greenwood, Paul Shirley
boom operator Simon Tomlinson
first ass. d. Dave Tarvit
second ass. d. Gillian Tod
third ass. d. Emma Bedford
sc. supervisor Avril Watt
art d. Alistair Edwardson
ass. art d. Fiona Hutchison
props buyer Jenny Alexander
costume ass. Sally-Gay McCann
stills ph. Jeremy Lawrence
storyboard artist Derek Gray
p. co-ordinator Becky Lloyd
p. accountant Ian Reid
p. ass. Jon Morrice, Alistair Green
location ass. Graeme Richmond
unit nurse Gillie Henry
telecine Clen Kyte
online ed. Chris Timson
exec. p. Gaynor Holmes, Carole Sheridan
camera equipment ICE Film Equipment
lighting equipment Derrick Ritchie
grip equipment Grip House North
sd. equipment Hammerhead
catering Argyll Catering
offline ed. Avatar Post Production
rushes processing Film Lab North
telecine The Finishing School
online ed. Elite Television Facilities
35mm transfer Swiss Effects
print Technicolor

Thanks to Audiolink, Iain Bermingham, Bowmore Whiskey, Graeme Bruce, Casting Call, Annemarie Corcoran, Maeve Dixon, GNER, Sarah Hughes, Isla Irving, Corinne Jackson, Gus Lamont, Bill MacFarlane, Moathouse, Jillian Morris, Adrian Pocock, Dougie Sutherland (Indigo Nightclub), Scotrail, Slater's Menswear, Sprocketeers, Gary Stewart, Ray Tallnan, and Ultimo.

A Hair in the Gate / Synergen SMK Film in association with Ideal World Films for BBC Scotland and Scottish Screen Lottery Funded.