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Short Film – Alaska


TITLE: Alaska

Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Michael West
Writer: Michael West
Producer: Joy Giovanelli
Production Company: Big Beam

Running Time: 11 mins
Year: 1997
Language: English
Format: 16mm

Key Cast: Andrew Bennett, Gary Cooke
DOP: Peter Robertson


Dave has fallen in love with Ellen, who works behind the counter at the local newsagents. One night he comes up with a plan to ask her out. Everyone he meets is full of helpful advice – so will he do it or not?