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Lad: A Yorkshire Story

Lad: A Yorkshire Story

Directors: Dan Hartley
UK
96 min
World Cinema

Synopsis:
After the death of his father, young and sensitive Tom sees his life devolve into chaos. Getting into trouble with the law, Tom is assigned to work in the service of avuncular park ranger Al Thorpe. Initially resistant to the compulsory service, Tom eventually finds a father figure and a friend in Al and a sense of place in the Yorkshire countryside. A lyrical, semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story, Lad delicately captures a pivotal moment in a troubled young life.

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Producer: Dan Hartley

Principal Cast: Bretton Lord, Molly McGlynn, Robert Hayes, Nancy Clarkson, Alan Gibson

Film Format: DCP

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Dan Hartley

Biography

Dan was born on February 8th 1974 in Lancashire and was raised in the Yorkshire Dales, England until the age of sixteen when his family emmigrated to Australia. Upon returning to England Dan undertook a degree in Law at Newcastle University. Following on from this he entered the film industry as a runner. After two years working on commercials, Dan was employed by Warner Bros. as a video co-ordinator on Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone, a position he held through all subsequent films. As a head of department on Harry Potter Dan led a team of up to five video operators, using a digital playback system with a large degree of set- editing and detailed compositing for Visual FX. As such he has supervised multi-camera days involving upwards of fifteen cameras in elaborate and difficult shooting scenarios. Amongst his other credits are Clash of the Titans 2, Bourne Ultimatum, Eragon, Maleficent and most recently All You Need is Kill starring Tom Cruise. As a filmmaker Dan has written & directed over a dozen short films that have played at over fifty international film festivals winning numerous awards. He has just completed his debut feature film Lad: A Yorkshire Story which won the Golden Oosikar at the Anchorage Film festival where it debuted. His next feature film is the BAFTA Big Pitch winner Black Ice which he hopes to shoot on location in Alaska in 2014.

Screenplay: Dan Hartley

Producer: Dan Hartley

Editor: Dan Hartley

Principal Cast: Bretton Lord, Molly McGlynn, Robert Hayes, Nancy Clarkson, Alan Gibson

Production Companies: Rogue Runner Films

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