Marvellous Misadventures (2021)

  • Shorts, Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 3m

A surreal look at life in the guise of a nature documentary; a black comedy set in a greasy spoon cafe; an examination of masculinity at a charity badminton tournament; technical frustrations during a Zoom class; a chance encounter with a suspicious customer and a blossoming romance for a takeaway rider all make-up our MARVELLOUS MISADVENTURES.

IN THE COMPANY OF INSECTS

(Dir: Duncan Cowles / UK / 2020)

A garden. Insects. Death. A man re-examines life, after grief has striped away his sense of purpose. In English.

GREASY SPOON

(Dir: Joelle Mae David / UK / 2020)

Ivan and Kyle meet up at their local cafe for their usual fry up, only to discover everything has changed and there’s nothing they can do about it. In English.

SHUTTLECOCK

(Dir: Tommy Gillard / UK / 2019)

Carl is forced to question what it means to be a man when a new, mysterious member of the badminton club joins in with the charity tournament. In English

YOGA IN ISOLATION

(Dir: Lucy Linger / UK / 2020)

A yoga instructor struggles to create a feeling of zen in the face of the classes technological difficulties. In English.

LUCKY BREAK

(Dir: John Addis / UK / 2020)

Uloaku works the graveyard shift at a remote service station and is bored out of her mind. Fortunately a chance encounter with a suspicious stranger will soon fix that. In English.

JUST DELIVERED

(Dir: Rosie Gaunt-Mathieson / UK / 2020)

To help fund his education and pay his rent Daniel has started a new job as an on demand takeaway rider. It’s a lonely job and he struggles to connect with people, but Kelly in the chip shop is determined to get through to him. In English.

Package Age Recommendation: 15+

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Language

English