HIGHLANDERS TOO

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Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Series:

  • Hot dox

Decade:

  • 1990s

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Title: HIGHLANDERS TOO

Reference number: 7987

Date: 1997

Director: d. Stuart Brown

Sponsor: Scottish Screen, Channel 4

Producer: Paula Thornton

Production company: Fresh Film and Televison

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.01 mins

Description: The short film looks at what it is like to be gay when the nearest bar is 250 miles away. Drawn from nearly 20 hours of interviews with Highlander gay men of all ages, the film tells of the double lives, feelings of isolation, religious oppression and struggle for selfhood. [synopsis from BFI database at http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/574932, last accessed 11/2/2009]

Part of Hot Dox film scheme. Hot Dox was a partnership with Channel 4 Television producing 10 minute documentary films. See also ref. 7919.

Credits: camera ass. Ossie McLean
gaffer Stephen Arthur
video sequences Christina Johnson, William Parry
sd. rec. Simon Chirgwin
dubbing mixer Dave Murricane
art d. Margaret Reeves
camera equipment GHS Motion Picture Services
laboratory Metrocolor London Ltd.

With thanks to Tanya Stephan, Mary Gordon, Ursula Scrimgeour
Performances by Darren Robertson, Stephen Wylie, Stuart Preston, Charles Walker, David J. Bickerstaff

d. ph. Kathy Friend
composer Colin MacFarlane
ed. Gary Scott
exec. p. Charlie Stuart

Produced in association with Scottish Screen for Channel 4 by Fresh Film and Television. © Channel 4 / Scottish Screen / Fresh Film and Television MCMCXVII