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    Directed by Tom Berkeley, Ross White
    UK/Ireland | 16 minutes |

Trapped in a lonely existence, reclusive widower Roy passes the days by cold calling strangers from the phone book, looking for brief moments of companionship. But when he accidentally calls Cara, an adult hotline worker, an unlikely friendship is born.

In competition for Best International Short.

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Director: Tom Berkeley, Ross White
Producers: Bryony Pulizzi, Rebecca Harris, Chris Overton, Ian Donaldson
Screenwriter: Tom Berkeley, Ross White
Cinematographers: Tom Martin
Editor: Stephen Dunne
Music: Anthony Eve
Cast: David Bradley, Rachel Shenton
Country: UK/Ireland
Language: in English
Year: 2021
Running Time: 16 minutes
Primary Company: Slick Films
Contact Email: bryony@slickfilms.co.uk
Website: https://www.floodlightpictures.co.uk/projects/roy

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