Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete...

Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete…

Follow @Distractedfilm …and so, after nine months, we have reached the end of what has been an extremely demanding and creatively exhilarating process. Cinema exists at that point where the imaginary and the real meet, both are transformed at the point of contact, and something new emerges, something that didn’t exist before. It is an […]

Distracted - March Production Update!

Distracted – March Production Update!

Follow @Distractedfilm Another intense shoot saw the great Nadine Hanwell join the cast as ‘Mrs Hopkins’, and our detectives mull over evidence via a beautiful, old, Fidelity reel-to-reel recorder in their attempts to find the murderer. Distracted’s paradoxical, strange and familiar atmosphere takes shape. We’re into the final stages of production now, and, as always, […]

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

A Neorealist Feature Film Masquerading As Film Noir Noirish Project is a melancholy and gently absurd feature film about Billy, who steals his family’s precious pearls and hands them over to low-life Jimmy, who in turn takes them to a fence. But when the pearls turn out to be fake, Jimmy barely escapes from the […]

Coming Soon! - Distracted (Feature Film)

Coming Soon! – Distracted (Feature Film)

  Distracted is an ironic policiers and a sly comedy. Inspector Baker is given a homocide & a new partner. But he just doesn’t want to do any work. More soon! Join Distracted’s Newsletter

Top 10 Cinema Reflections

Top 10 Cinema Reflections

Distracted | @Distractedfilm Jean Marais in Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus (1950). Nominated by @RosieLGolding and @PaulVonMitchell Dirk Bogarde and James Fox in The Servant (Joseph Losey, 1963). Thanks to @universderien. Giorgio Albertazzi and Delphine Seyrig in Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961). And thanks to @heeo99 for this. Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth in Welles’ […]

A Script Is Like A Dream

  A work of art is the expression of a feeling experienced by the artist: it is feeling fashioned into a fantastic form by the imagination. This is certainly true of a film script. The literal action of a script, the surface incidents, may be fictional, they may be weird, but the feelings engendered within them are true. This is much […]

Top 10 People-In-Cinema-Wearing-Hats

Top 10 People-In-Cinema-Wearing-Hats

Distracted | @Distractedfilm Giulietta Masina, Juliet Of The Spirits (Federico Fellini, 1965). Nominated by @SkotArmstrong. Peter Lorre in Mr Moto Takes A Vacation (Norman Foster, 1939). Thanks to @HansHerklots. Michel Piccoli. Here with Brigitte Bardot in Le Mepris (Jean-Luc Godard, 1963). Suggested by @Maxkir77. Sun Ra in Space Is The Place (John Coney, 1974). Thanks […]

The Top 10 Armchair Filmmakers

The Top 10 Armchair Filmmakers

Distracted | @Distractedfilm   “In my films I always wanted to make people see deeply. I don’t want to show things, but to give people the desire to see.” – Agnes Varda. (Nominated by @RomantikKurbaa.) “Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.” […]