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Kissing Drew

Country: Canada, Language: English, 9 mins

  • Director: Philip J. Connell
  • Writer: Philip J. Connell; Genevieve Scott
  • Producer: Philip J. Connell; Gerhard Gouws

CGiii Comment

When a short film leaves you wanting more...then, there's a mighty fine talent at work.

Philip J. Connell has that talent...beautifully realised, finely played. There's a feature in there...bursting to get out.


Trailer...

KISSING DREW (2013) Trailer from Philip J. Connell on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Inside a drab middle school in 1992, a sexually-confused eighth-grader attempts to regain his dignity after being bullied by a sex-obsessed 'cool kid' whom he privately fantasizes about.

Cast & Characters

Eden Ocean Sanders as James;
Shelley Marshall as Drew's Mom;
Chris Handfield as Mr. Jackson;
Jessica Ryan as Amy;
Ben Hargreaves as Drew