Alcopops. VHS tapes. Cigarettes. Boys. MSN Messenger. Placebo. This is 2003. Set on the Isle of Wight, My Sweet Prince combines fragments of the director’s own teenage video diaries with the fictional story of 15-year-old Tommy. The short film is about a boy’s search for connection in the advent of the internet age, and it screened as part of ASFF 2019’s Drama programme.
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Still: My Sweet Prince, dir. Jason Bradbury.