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As You Like It

Synopsis
Independent low-budget feature film based on As You Like It. "Students from a city high school are on a field trip when the suspended Rosalind and her friends decide to gatecrash the party to win the heart of the school’s new wrestling champion, Orlando. But, to ensure that no one recognises them for who they really are, the fallen queens of the schoolyard disguise themselves as chavs - and male ones at that. Out in the sticks the field trip turns into a collision of sub cultures as emos, geeks, ‘It’ crowd, goths and now chavs are all forced together". [Summary from BYFA website].
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2011
Availability
No distributor known (5/2013).
Notes
Estimated budget £20,000.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender-blind casting; Student productions

Credits

Director
Andrew Walkington
Producer
Matthew Deeley
Cinematographer
Stephen Webster
Production Design
John Roberts (2)
Art Direction
Tom Preece
Cast
Andrew Eeles 
Carol Harrison 
Charis-Elizabeth Deighton 
Christopher Ellison 
Imogen Greenwood 
Jake Lyndon 
Jasmine Sumner 
Jeremy Gittins 
Jonathan Burniston 
Lee Potts 
Lewis Grainger 
Norman Lovett 
Sophie Fitzpatrick 
Sophie Spencer 

Production Company

Name

Co-operative British Youth Film Academy

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