The Six Dollar Fifty Man

2009
15min
Short
Synopsis: 

It’s hard to look after yourself in the playground when you’re different. Set in 1970s New Zealand, The Six Dollar Fifty Man follows Andy, a gutsy eight year-old boy who lives in a make-believe superhero world where his imagination allows him to perform extraordinary physical feats, to deal with playground bullies.  But when Andy gets in trouble with the headmaster, he realises that to save himself & his only friend Mary, he must face up to the real world.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama

Credits:

Produced by: 
Executive produced by: 
Crew: 
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Festival/Awards: 
2009 - 'Special Distinction' Festival de Cannes, 'Best International Short Fiction' Expresion en Corto, 'Best Short Film' Qantas Film & Television Awards. 2010 - 'Special Mention' Berlin Film Festival, 'Special Jury Award' New York Children's International Film Festival.
Technical information: 
Colour, 35mm, 1.2:35,Dolby Digital SRD 5.1

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