Silent Treatment




In a bleak, stagnant waiting area, where time stands still and odd characters sink with gloom, two strangers are compelled to connect.

LILY JAMES (Cinderella, Downton Abbey)
& BART EDWARDS (Leaving, Blue borsalino)

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Shot on the Red Scarlet
Ratio: 2.35:1
Duration: 9mins


Part of Shorts International - Shown on US TV channel 'Shorts HD'
Soon to be shown on Alaska Airlines, presented by Seattle International Film Festival
Previously shown on United Airlines, as part of the 'Tribeca Presents Channel'.


Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival - Official Selection 2013
Seattle International Film Festival - Official Selection 2013
San Jose Short Film Festival - Official Selection 2013
24 fps International Short Film Festival - Official Selection 2013
Filmstock Film Festival, Arizona - Official Selection 2013
Zero Film Festival, New York - Official Selection 2013
Underwire Festival - Official Selection 2013
Norwich Film Festival - Official Selection 2014
Albacete International Film Festival - 2014
American Online Film Festival Awards, Spring Showcase - 2014


Fraking Films
"A brilliantly crafted short film that manages to pack in more emotions and feelings without ever using a word"

Apocalypse Later Film
"A playful piece with a delightful quirkiness and joie de vivre. There's so much neat attention to detail that makes the film worthy of a number of viewings...A quirky and enjoyable success"


Written & Directed by - Mark Lobatto
Producer - Roxanne Holman
Director of Photography - Eben Bolter
Editor - Dave Silver
Production Designer - Chloe James
Composer - Justine Barker
Make Up & Hair Designer - Alexa Seabourne
Costumer - Sally-Ann Short
1st AD - Ben Davidson
Sound Mixer / Designers - Dustin Fisher, Daniel Jaramillo, Martin Schultz
Gaffer - Dominik Palgan
1st Camera Assistant - AJ Golesworthy
2nd Camera Assistant - Russel Torode
Telecine Producer - Chris Anthony
Colourist - Edwin Metternich
VFX Producer - Elliot Goodman
Artwork Poster - Christian Wildgoose
Cinematic Poster - Ben Parker

The Girl - Lily James
The Guy - Bart Edwards

Sweets Man - Barnaby Ferris
Receptionist - Linda Large
Nurse - Faith Hanstater

'Vltava - My Country' - Bedrich Smetana
'Heart of Stone' - The Renaissance Music



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