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Harriet And The Matches

Project information

Talent Miranda Howard-Williams
Role of participant Director / Screenwriter
Director Miranda Howard-Williams
Producer Anu Anderson
Status finished

Production details

Running time 4 min
Genre Children's Film
Year of production 2013
Country of Production United Kingdom
Production Company
Website http://www.mirandahowardwilliams.com/#!harriet-and-the-matches/c20gt

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"It almost makes me cry to tell what foolish Harriet befell...."

Adapted from a traditional German fairy tale 'Harriet and the Matches' is a dark cautionary tale about a lonely little girl.

Featuring the vocal talents of CILLIAN MURPHY (The Dark Knight, Inception) and BERNICE STEGERS (Tipping the Velvet) as well as starring emerging talent HELENA BARLOW (Great Expectations, Harry Potter) 'Harriet and the Matches' mixes live action with puppetry and stop motion to create a visually stunning and atmospheric short film.

Participation in international festivals / awards

Chicago International Children's Film Festival - 2013
BFI Future Film Festival - 2014
London Short Film Festival - 2014
Underwire Film Festival - 2013
Directors UK Festival - 2014
Filmfest Dresden - 2015
In The Woods Festival - 2014
Short Sighted Cinema - 2014
St Albans Film Festival - 2015
FICAIJ, Venezuela - 2015
Rising Tides - 2015
Durango Film Festival - 2014
Montenegro Film Festival - 2015
Ether World Film Tour - 2015
International Film Festival of the Cayman Islands - 2015