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Closets (2015)

CLOSETS is an interesting, unusual film with a sci-fi twist. It features a tormented 16 year old boy called Henry who, on 12 March 1986, time travels through his bedroom closet and meets up... See full summary »

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Lloyd Eyre-Morgan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Julie Hesmondhalgh ... Penny
Tommy Knight ... Henry Clever (as Tommy Lawrence-Knight)
Ceallach Spellman ... Ben
Jason Done ... Henry Clever
Janet Bamford Janet Bamford ... Susan Clever
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Sampson ... Jack
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CLOSETS is an interesting, unusual film with a sci-fi twist. It features a tormented 16 year old boy called Henry who, on 12 March 1986, time travels through his bedroom closet and meets up with a similar present day teenager, Ben, occupying his same bedroom 30 years later. Ben and Henry's developing friendship highlights past and present-day issues facing young gay teenagers. While our society's attitudes towards LGBTs has improved dramatically over the past three decades, Ben and Henry's story shows that confusion about sexual identity and homophobic bullying, can still result in self harming and suicidal intentions. These two teenagers from different time zones develop a deep friendship offering each support and optimism for the future. This is an unusual, compassionate and ultimately uplifting story, peppered with sorrow, humour and hope. Written by Lloyd Eyre-Morgan

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Short | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Greater Manchester, England, UK

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Lemfilms See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After Cucumber (2015), this is the second time that Julie Hesmondhalgh (Penny) and Ceallach Spellman (Ben) have played mother and son. See more »

Connections

Edited into Boys on Film 15: Time & Tied (2016) See more »

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