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Touch

Country: Canada, Language: English, 29 mins

  • Director: Jeremy Podeswa
  • Writer: Jeremy Podeswa; Patrick Roscoe
  • Producer: Sherrie Johnson

CGiii Comment

Quite exceptional.

Podeswa has achieved a minor masterpiece, to maintain the set tone throughout takes an intelligent mind and skillful eye.

An excruciating subject handled without cowardice or compromise.

Seriously, one of the best short films ever made.


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The(ir) Blurb...

A boy, abducted and abused for eight years returns home to find that the experience remains an indelible part of him.

Cast & Characters

Brendan Fletcher as Narrator / Victim;
Randy Hughson as Lover;
Linda Griffiths as Mother;
Milo Puerta as Young Boy;
Daniel MacIvor as Doctor;
Fiona Highet as Nurse;
David Gardner as Foster Father;
Jacoba Knaapen as Foster Mother;
Sherrie Johnson as Teacher;
Diego Shea as John;
Aron Tager as Trick 1;
Paul Bettis as Trick 2;
Caroline Azar as Hospital Staff;
Martha Ferguson as Hospital Staff;
Mark Harapiak as Hospital Staff