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482 The Shutdown (2009) Directed by Adam Stafford
All that gas, all those homes, all those people...


Video: The Shutdown

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Overview

Genre

Portrait, Essay, and Personal Doc

Synopsis

Writer Alan Bissett recalls the intense experience of an industrial accident that nearly killed his Father when he was a child and the industry that dominates life in Central Scotland.

Stage

finished

Running time

10 minutes

Credits

Adam Stafford ... Director/Editor/Music Composer

Production Details

Prod. Co.

Accidental Media

Country

United Kingdom

Production years

2009

Locations

Central Scotland

Prod. Partners

Peter Gerard, Andy Green & Leo Bruges.

Distribution Details

Release year

2009

Festivals

AFI Silver Docs, Palm Springs, San Francisco, Obberhaussen, Encounters, IDFA, Riverrun, Premier Plans, Dallas, Dokufest, Vienna, Chicago Underground Festival, Sydney, Belo Horizonte, Edinburgh, Zagreb, Indie Lisboa

Awards

Grand Jury Prize (Best short Documentary):San Francisco Golden Gate Award 2010; Palm Springs 2010; Premier Plans Angers 2011; Belo Horizonte Brazil 2010; The Jim Poole Award Edinburgh 2009. Audience Award:Jim Poole 2009, Special Jury Mention Dokufest 2010

Distribution

Short Film Sales/Distrify

Broadcast (Acq.)

Arte, France/Germany

Language

English