This study guide will help you analyse the short film “Washdays” by Simon Neal. We will show you examples of elements in the short film that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on summary, characterisation, themes, setting, framing, conflict, message, and help you discuss how to overcome shameful problems.
This short film has been used for a written exam in English on B-level HF from 24th of May, 2017:
Presentation of the short film
Director: Simon Neal
Genre: Short film
Year of publication: 2009
Simon Neal is a British director of TV comedy, drama, and commercials. He started his career working for the BBC. “Washdays” won several short film awards and was screened at over 20 international film festivals. The movie was also screened in 7000 schools in the UK. The movie's screenplay was written by Graham Lester-George.
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