Sparrow

Sparrow

Sparrow is the lyrical story of a small boy who believes he can fly. However, his life is overshadowed by the legend of his grandfather who died a hero in World War II. But one night he discovers... More
15m New Zealand 2017
Subtitles
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Tags
Gay Romance Coming-of-Age Australia-NZ Africa Shorts

Synopsis

Sparrow is the lyrical story of a small boy who believes he can fly. However, his life is overshadowed by the legend of his grandfather who died a hero in World War II. But one night he discovers the tale that his father so adamantly clings to, is a lie. His grandfather was a gay man who seeing the futility of war, deserted in protest when his lover was shot in the dugouts of Egypt. In unraveling the truth behind what happened, the boy discovers the strength to stand up to the bullies in his world in an unexpected way.

Details

Country
New Zealand
Language
English
Director
Welby Ings
Cast
Merrick RillstoneMatthew ArbucklePaul Glover
Awards
Chéries-Chéris Paris LGBT Film Festival 2017, Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival 2017, OUTshine Film Festival 2017

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