Helfa’r Heli

SYNOPSIS

This is a story of timeless love, with a twist in the tale. As Dylan cares for his dying wife, Gwen, he relives bittersweet memories of their long and happy life together. Dawn breaks and Gwen dies. Returning to the sea shore where they first met, Dylan allows the waves to claim him. The screenplay is based on the short story that won first prize in the 2014 Rhys Davies Short Story Competition.

WELSH CONNECTION / PRODUCTION DETAILS

Language: Welsh
Director : Geraint Huw Reynolds
Writer: Geraint Huw Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds
Producer: Geraint Huw Reynolds
Filming Location: Unknown
Cast: Rhys Downing, Saran Morgan, Sharon Morgan, Ioan Hefin, David Longhurst Rees, Dei Enos, Alun Elidyr

TECHNICAL DETAILS 

Length: 15 minutes
Format
: Check with rights holder
Cert: Un-certified

RELEASE

Date: 30th of June 2017

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

http://helfarheli.com/

Festivals and awards:

BAFTA Cymru
2018 Winner Best Short Film

Foyle Film Festival
Best International Short Film, Light in Motion Award

Winchester Short Film Festival
Best British Short Film

Carmarthen Bay FIlm Festival
Best Short Film & Best of Festival

Feel the Reel International Film Festival
Best of the Fest / Best Director (Geraint Huw Reynolds) / Best Editing (Rhys Ap Rhobert) / Best Cinematography (Michael Blackwood Barnes)

Ironstar International Short Film Festival
Best Drama

FirstGlance Film Festival Philadelphia
Official selection

IndieFlicks Monthly Film Festival
Official selection

Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
Best Director (Geraint Huw Reynolds) / Best Editor (Rhys Ap Rhobert) – September 2017

The Monthly Film Festival
Director of the Month (Geraint Huw Reynolds) / Actor of the Month (Alun Elidyr) – August 2017

St. Lawrence International Film Festival
Official selection

Los Angeles CineFest
Semi-finalist – August 2017

Royal Starr Film Festival
Official selection

Transylvania Cinema Awards
Best screenplay / Best cinematography (Michael Blackwood Barnes) / Best Actor (Alun Elidyr)

Edinburgh Indie Film Festival
Official selection

Canada Shorts
Award of Commendation

Unrestricted View Film Festival
Best Short Film Director (Geraint Huw Reynolds)

Fastnet Film Festival
Best Editing (Rhys Ap Rhobert)

High Peak Independent Film Festival
Official selection

Short Stop International Film Festival
Official Selection

Link International Film Festival
Best West Europe Short Film

Norwich Film Festival
Official selection

Rights / Contact: To be confirmed

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