Ecstasy

Short Film

2021  | 18 mins 

Production Company Bright & Colourful

A short comedy film about a disabled father and his son's crazy attempt to buy drugs so that the dad can dance with his wife on her birthday... one last time.

 

Based on the real-life revelation that ecstasy can temporarily alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The film is inspired by Grant's father, Bob who has lived with Parkinson's for over 20 years.
 

Starring Brian Bovell (The Missing, The Bill, Gimme Gimme, Gimme) in the lead role with Nathan Bryon (Benidorm, Some Girls) Holli Dempsey (Black Mirror, Harlots, The Aliens) Laura June Hudson (Derek)

Awards & Nominations

BEST COMEDY - Crystal Palace International Film Festival

BEST BRITISH COMEDY - Discover Film Awards

BEST DRAMA - Brighton Rocks Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD - Lonely Wolf film festival

WINNER - Lift Off Global Network

HONOURABLE MENTION, BEST DARK COMEDY - New Renaissance Film Festival

Nominated, Best Sound Design, Underwire film festival

Finalist, ARFF Amsterdam

Screenings

Edmonton International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying

British Urban Film Festival - BAFTA and BIFA Qualifying

Bolton Internal Film Festival - BAFTA and BIFA Qualifying

Newport Beach Film Festival

Ramsgate International Film and TV Festival

The People's Film Festival New York

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