Screen Play



1992 – Channel Four – Bare Boards Productions
Directed, written and animated by Barry Purves
Produced by Glenn Holberton
Voice Michael Maloney
Music Nigel Hess

An old man becomes emotionally involved with recollections of his youth.


  • Ottawa Animation Festival, Best Object Animation, 1992
  • Bourge-en-Bresse Animation Festival, Young Jury Prize for Best Film, 1992
  • Esphino Cinanima, Honourable Mention, 1992
  • Shanghai Animation Festival, Grand Prix, 1992
  • Ankara Short Film Festival, 2nd Prize, 1993
  • Brussels Animation Festival, Public Prize, 1993
  • 65th American Academy Awards ‘Oscar’ nomination, 1993
  • Cleveland Festival, William J Silverman Award for Best Short film, 1993
  • Oberhausen Festival, Best Animated Film, 1993
  • San Francisco Film festival, Best in Category/Animation, 1993
  • Krakow, Bronze Dragon, 1993
  • Annecy, Special Distinction for Artistic Merit, 1993
  • Krok, Russia, Best in Category, 1993
  • Cartoon D’Or, Inverness, Nominated, 1993
  • Cork Film Festival, Certificate of Merit, 1993
  • Chicago Film Festival, Gold Plaque, 1993
  • British Short Film Festival, Best Animation, 1993
  • Stuttgart Animation Festival, Suddeutsh Rundfunks Prize, 1994
  • Mediawave, Gyor, Best Animation, 1994
  • Bradford Animation Festival, Best Animation, 1994
  • Blackpool Animation Festival, Best Animation, 1994
  • Hiroshima Animation Festival, Best in 5-15 minutes, 1994

Screenplay – complete dialogue

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