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A film about a detective who has uncovered a government conspiracy, his attempts to bring it to the public that ultimately fail.
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4 Cigarettes for Breakfast

A short film to be made by first year film students at Falmouth University students. This is our second project this year, to be made by Sam Mclean (director), Sidney Janicki (writer), Luke Smith (producer), Alida Dice (cinematographer), James Burdon (editor) and Georgia Lomax (sound designer).

The film will be about a detective who has uncovered a government conspiracy surrounding the local docks, and his attempts to bring this to the public which ultimately fail. The themes explored are paranoia, obsession and absurdism. 

What makes our idea unique is the way we want to present it - in 4 different genres spanning 75 seconds each over our allocated 5 minutes. 

Detective noire

we discover that the detective has uncovered a conspiracy and that it is taking control of his life

Sitcom 

he goes home, we get a glimpse of his family life and how it’s been affected by his obsession

Soviet Montage

our protagonist’s paranoia reaches a climax when he is visited by a government employee

Modern stage play 

he escapes and arrives at the local newspaper’s offices where he deposits his findings to be published. We discover that all his work was for nothing, the government employee enters the room and takes the files with him

Risks and challenges

We have a 10 week timeline, including 4 weeks pre-production, 2 weeks to shoot, 3 weeks to edit and 1 week of self reflection for all final changes.

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    4 Cigarettes film poster of your choice

    Alongside the film we will be making 4 different posters, one for each of its genres.

    There will be a Detective Noir, a Sitcom, a Soviet Montage and a Modern Stage Play inspired poster. They will be professionally printed A4 posters on high quality paper.

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    2 different 4 Cigarettes film posters

    Alongside the film we will be making 4 different posters, one for each of its genres.

    There will be a Detective Noire, a Sitcom, a Soviet Montage and a Modern Stage Play inspired poster. They will be professionally printed A4 posters on high quality paper.

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    • A second 4 Cigarettes Poster
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