Shadowplay
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Fairground sounds float through blackness. A crack of light appears and a handful of curious children file into a small circus tent to glimpse wh… Read More
Fairground sounds float through blackness. A crack of light appears and a handful of curious children file into a small circus tent to glimpse what lies within. Inside the dark confines of the tent a shadow play begins. At first the children’s faces light up with glee but it soon becomes apparent that they will get more than they bargained for. The ancient machine seems to be controlled not by the hand of a puppet master but instead it appears to have a life of its own. Innocently at first it soon twists into a show of strange and amazing hand deformations as peculiar mechanical whirring noises escape into the tent. The children realise to their horror that the machine is drawing its energy from their small bodies stealing their hands to be used as part of the macabre display. Read Less
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Shadowplay
Fairground sounds float through blackness as a handful of curious children file into a small circus tent to glimpse what lies within. A short film from Flat-e with financial investment from Screen Yorkshire, Yorkshire Forward & UK Film Council.