The Phone Call

The Phone Call
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Anonymous picture

Wonderful. Superb acting, great script.

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Great acting from both conveying such powerful emotions.

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Powerful film.

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Confirmed what I always knew - quality life is about relationship - and made me think about what my responsibility is to those I know are dealing with great loss.

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Really moving. Perfect short film.

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Sad but lovely too. Well done.

Winnie avatar

It is a wonderful short. I am thinking about volunteering for a suicide prevention organization because of the film.

Anonymous picture

Really Hawkins is an amazing actress. She is so effortlessly in conveying such emotion.

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Agreed. And Jim Broadbent is always so wonderful.

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Beautifully done little film. Fine acting, very absorbing. Left me with a good feeling.

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Oh gosh, I watched this after the 2nd anniversary of my husband's death. It was lovely and touching. I can live without him (30 years together), and have never felt like I couldn't go on, but could still sympathize with the despair of Stan's (John's) loss.

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Such a movie makes one feel closer to being.
Thank you for making it....

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Wow, this is great writing and acting. I like the viewer needs to engage with the ending. Beautiful and moving acting

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Take a risk, be brave, leap into the unknown,

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It took some time but eventually I logged into my Library account!

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kay louise

Did NOT like the sad-Oh, you mean the young couple....was well done-so poignant...Missed his wife like (A Man called) Ove-Swedish. Sally and Jim's voices were so perfect..

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All aspects of this film are superb.
Writing, acting, cinematography.
Well done.

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Good performance. Well done.

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A bit hard to watch, I have been married 44 years.

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The acting was corny at the beginning and the end. The main portion was powerful. Overall enjoyed it. 3/5.

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Sally Hawkins is amazing as always!

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sally hawkins performance was so good.

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Very moving

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Very good

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this was....a lot

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Touching & uplifting

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Very good!

Donella avatar

Tenderly beautiful!

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I'm in tears, beautifully acted.

Anonymous picture

Haha - me too! It snuck up on me; wasn't expecting it.

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Brendan O'Dwyer

Well worth the 22 minutes for a story that leaves the viewer with something to think about

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Well done very touching, incredible how life can change when you reach out.

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Beautiful work

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Janice avatar

Devastating beautiful.

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Honey Lane

Beautiful and very touching!

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touching, a great expression of the impact we have on each other. Sally Hawkins is luminous and sweet. While never appearing on screen, Jim Broadbent's emotional presence is striking.

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I might be alone in this but the execution seems muddy and confusing, I think this would work better as a longer film. Great idea though.

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Brilliant, so glad I watched this short film.

James avatar

Wow. This makes me want to watch more short films.

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Pulled me heartstrings way down and then up again. A beautiful film. Sally Hawkins is all at once radiant, beautiful and complex. I love the roles that she continues to play. If you haven't seen Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky" please do. Some of the best acting I have ever scene. Thanks ...Read more

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Beautifully done.

Moz avatar

Too sad

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Sally Hawkins acted as if she was a real crisis centre worker. It was a masterpiece.

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Regina S

Beautiful and extremely moving. In just a few short minutes, Sally Hawkins hits right in the gut. Loved it!

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This film hit a lot of buttons personally for me. Beautifully made and Sally Hawkins performance was strikingly real.

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