Poster "Shearing" | © NFTS
Short Feature Film | 2002 | Drama | Great Britain

Shooting data

Number of shooting days5

Project data

Length of movie12
Picture formatWidescreen USA (1 : 1,85)
Picture material negative35mm
Picture material positive35mm
Sound formatDolby SR (4 Kanäle)

    Brief synopsis

    Yvonne is new in the village, her husband Ewan is a sheep farmer, and Stewart is the landlord of the local pub. The lambing, a CCTV camera, a red dress, and a storm... It's all too much for Yvonne.


    ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
    Michelle FairleyYvonne [L]
    Ronan VibertStewart [SR]


    Camera Departmentdirector of photographyCaitlin Buchanan
    Castingcasting directorGary Davy
    Director's Departmentdirector Eicke BettingaCannes / Cinéfondation
    ProducerproducerZorana Piggott
    Screenplayco-writer Eicke Bettinga

    Production companies

    NFTS - National Film and Television School [uk]


    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
     Eicke Bettinga2002Chicago International Film FestivalBest Student Short FilmWinner
     Eicke Bettinga2002Festival de Cannes [fr]CinéfondationNominated
    Caitlin Buchanan2002ETIUDA Film Festival Krakow [pl]KameraWinner