Meet 35-year-old Alan who still lives with his mum, and his imaginary best friend Gary – a 6 foot robot who loves to smoke and swear. Twenty One Points is what
Meet 35-year-old Alan who still lives with his mum, and his imaginary best friend Gary – a 6 foot robot who loves to smoke and swear.
Twenty One Points is what it takes to win a game of table tennis. Alan has played most of his life, and still lives with his mum in the same house and community he grew up in as a child. His best friend he had when he was five is still his best friend at 35, and his best friend happens to be an imaginary six foot robot called Gary.
Part of the short film program “Kiwi Shorts – Take 2″ on Sunday, 29 September 2019, at 6:15pm.
“In the vast landscape of the human mind, some of us choose to live in remote outposts. You know . . . like the forth page of a google search or something. Most people just don’t go there. . . and if you did it would most probably be super improbably weird.” – Hausen Gerris, Psychologist
Actress Robyn Malcolm is one of New Zealand television’s best-loved actors. An accomplished stage performer before moving into screen roles, she is best known for six seasons as Outrageous Fortune matriarch Cheryl West who has become one of New Zealand television’s most iconic characters. She also stars as the leading lady in Down Under Berlin 2019’s Charmer.
Cast: Josh Thomson, Rohan Glynn, Robyn Malcolm
Festivals & Awards
Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2018
San Jose International Short Film Festival 2018
Byron Bay International Film Fest 2018
San Francisco Shorts 2018
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2018 – Best Visual Effects
San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
Busan International Short Film Festival