2011 / Short Film / 12 mins / 35mm / Parkville Pictures + Tomboy Films + UK FIilm Council

12 year old Thomas kills a chicken by accident, but when he blames the family dog, his father decides to teach him a harsh lesson in responsibility.



  • Ryan Gaskell
  • Jay Simpson
  • Carolyn Tomkinson


Production Team

  • Written and Directed by Alex Winckler
  • Produced by Olivier Kaempfer
  • Executive Producers: Glynis Murray, Aaron Young, 
  • Line Producer: Charles Pignal
  • Production Manager: Lorne Guy
  • Music by Fil Eisler (as iZler)
  • Director of Photography: Jean Louis-Schuller
  • Designed by Miren Marañón
  • Edited by Joe Randall Cutler
  • Sound Design and Recording by Libero Colimberti

Awards and Festivals:

  • 21st Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2010
  • 54th BFI London Film Festival 2010
  • 61st Berlin International Film Festival 2011