A Modest Defeat | Short

Short film | Festival Premiere: 2018 | Online: 2019 |Runtime: 9m
www.amodestdefeat.com

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.

Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema 2018 – Official Selection
Cleveland International Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Omaha Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Adelaide International Youth Film Festival 2018 – Winner, Best Film 5-13
Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2018 – Winner, Best Sound Design (Oct '18)
Kerry Film Festival 2018 – Official Selection
OFFline Film Festival 2018 – Official Selection
KINOdiseea 2018 – Official Selection
Tumbleweeds Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Dingle International Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Fastnet Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Leeds Young Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Cinemira Budapest 2019 – Official Selection
Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Kinolub Poland International Film Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Festival des 7 Petits Cailloux – Official Selection

Cast
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
Art Director – Jenny Dee
Costume Designer – Giulia Scrimieri
Hair & MUA – Chess Thorton
Casting – Toby Spigel

Post Production – Rebel
Editor – David Barr
VFX – Felix Geen
Original Score – Bradley Vander Lugt
Sound Designer – Lauren Cooper @ Wave Studios
Colourist – Joseph Bicknell @ Cheat
Poster Artwork – Sam Neill