David Barr | Director

A Modest Defeat

Short film | Release: 2018 | Runtime: 9m

It's civil war in suburbia between two young siblings. Big brother Tommy never plays fair, but eight-year-old Tiny has an elaborate plan up her sleeve and a faultless determination to put things right.

Sophia Ally – Tiny
Tom Harrison – Tommy
Vanessa Morley – Mum

Written and Directed by David Barr
Produced by Jack Goodwin
Executive Producer – Chris Foggin

Director of Photography – Aadel Nodeh-Farahani
Production Designer – Hannah Purdy Foggin
Costume Designer – Giulia Scrimieri
Editor – David Barr

Original Score – Bradley Vander Lugt
Sound Design – Lauren Cooper
Casting – Toby Spigel


For festival eligibility the film can't be available publicly online at the moment. If you'd like a screener please drop me an email.