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A Short Film About John Bolton (2003)

Not Rated | | Short | 17 July 2003 (USA)
A documentary film crew takes a look at the inspiration behind artist John Bolton's painting.

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Neil Gaiman

Writer:

Neil Gaiman
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Cast

Credited cast:
John O'Mahony John O'Mahony ... John Bolton
Marcus Brigstocke ... Marcus (Interviewer)
Carolyn Backhouse Carolyn Backhouse ... Carolyn Dalgleish
Jonathan Ross ... Jonathan Ross
Tree Petts Tree Petts ... Gallery Receptionist
John Bolton John Bolton ... Guest Interviewed
Judith Clute Judith Clute ... Guest Interviewed
Jayne Nelson Jayne Nelson ... Guest Interviewed (as Jayne Setchfield)
Denise Worme Denise Worme ... Bakery Woman
Betti Marenko Betti Marenko ... First Girl
Katie Lawrie Katie Lawrie ... Second Girl
Martin Cordier Martin Cordier ... Brother Martin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suzanne Barbieri Suzanne Barbieri ... Gallery Guest
Steve Jones Steve Jones ... Gallery Opening Guest
Steve Jones Steve Jones ... Gallery opening guest
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A documentary film crew takes a look at the inspiration behind artist John Bolton's painting.

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Short

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2003 (USA) See more »

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SKA Films See more »
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Dolby

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Color
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Special thanks to... all of the guests who attended the gallery opening. See more »

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Glum
by Chris Ewen
Published by Omnisonic Music Ltd.
Performed by Chris Ewen
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Quirky, fun and even scary if like to be
13 November 2004 | by Sean_ThornileySee all my reviews

Neil Gaiman is one of the finest writers out there not only today, but ever. He is also one of the nicest people I have ever met.

This is Neil's first foray into the medium of film as a director, ask him to tell you about the first screenplay he wrote if you want to hear another good scary story. This is a great little short film about one of his favorite Artists and how Mr. Bolton 'finds' his inspiration. I can't tell you much more without making the fun of the film less fun. If you like good stories and creative low budget film that only makes the story that much better, this one is for you.

This film premiered at Comic Con International 2003 to absolutely one the best audience responses I have ever experienced and I have experienced many films over the years with excited audiences, but only one, or two with this much energy and enthusiasm. I can't wait for his Death film.


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