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by Duane Hopkins


Better Things is a multi-narrative intergenerational tale set in present day rural England. Both the young and old are followed on their journeys of withdrawal and commitment to each other and to life. Sexual awakening, boredom, and drugs form but do not dictate the narrative, which always connects the poetic and transcendent.

international title: Better Things
original title: Better Things
country: United Kingdom, Germany
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Duane Hopkins
release date: FR 21/01/2009
screenplay: Duane Hopkins
cast: Liam McIlfatrick, Che Corr, Rachel McIntyre, Betty Bench, Kurt Taylor, Freddie Cunliffe, Frank Bench
cinematography by: Lol Crawley
film editing: Chris Barwell
art director: Jamie Leonard
music: Dan Berridge
producer: Samm Haillay, Paul Trijbits, Rachel Robey, Helge Albers
production: Third Films Ltd, Wellington Films Ltd., Flying Moon Filmproduktion, Brocken Spectre Ltd (UK)
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