DAVID  reviews
LATEST    ●     SISTERHOOD    ●     DIRECTORS    ●     UK    ●     IRELAND    ●     USA

5 March 2020

Who Goes There?

by Andrew MacGregor


Short Films: “Mute: Deliverance” - 1 min 45s

Director Andy Lambert rounds off his latest ‘Mute’ trilogy with a short and sweet trip into the woods. Shot in one take and sans dialogue, the film opens on a Stone Age hunter-gatherer as he attempts to start a campfire - preferably without cutting his finger off in the process. More pressingly, he’s not the only person among the trees.

There is, of course, a twist in the tale, which is brilliantly handled by Lambert and his silent cast. Those contemplating a period of self-isolation - whether it’s for medical reasons or a general sense of despair about the world - will no doubt appreciate this irreverent spin on a life lived off-grid.


Film Production: 76Ltd Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Andy Lambert Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Mabel Hopper
Executive Producer: Mark Murrell / Phil Barnes
1st AD: Karen Martinez
Cinematographer: Oliver Curtis
Sound Recordist: Conrad Martinez-Lambert
Hair Design: Carol Hart
Post Production: Belinda Grew @ Absolute Post Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: Adam Clarke / Matt Turner @ Absolute Post Ⓟ Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Sam Ashwell Ⓦ / James Cobbold Ⓦ @ 750MPH Ⓟ Ⓦ
Audio Producer: Mary-Ann D'Cruz
Casting: Kate Evans / Rowena Pointer (evans)
Actor: Ronan Cullen / Matt Hunter

David Reviews is hand-crafted by Lovely Lenzie Ltd, 7 Seven Sisters, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 3AW. Editor: Jason Stone. Phone: 0141 776 7766. E-mail: jason@davidreviews.com.