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The Bench

Directed by:

Sam Nuttmann

2023

4.5 minutes

SCREENINGS

Friday, April 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 29, 1:00 PM

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On-Demand (Worldwide). October 30 - November 5

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ABOUT THE FILM

As a piece of driftwood at sea it collides with another piece of wood, it moves down a strange path to becoming a bench. We also follow a path in life that leads us to whole new worlds and unexpected ways of being.


Director Statement

The Bench is a story of travel and transformation. We follow a path in life that leads us to whole new worlds and unexpected ways of being. But one thing is unavoidable - we are always changing. The story is simple and so is the imagery, letting nature and natural movements guide the way.


About the Director

I am a writer, director, cinematographer, adventurer, explorer. I learned my camera craft by working on large Hollywood-style productions, but my passion for adventure and travel keeps me coming back to the natural world with a camera in my hand. The great David Attenborough states that “we’ve replaced the wild with the tame”, but it is my hope and mission to tell stories out of the wild, capture and preserve it on camera, and hopefully help to keep it wild.

The Bench

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CREDITS

Jim Burgess

Story


Sam Nuttmann

Writer


Sam Nuttmann

Director


Jim Burgess

Producer


Sam Nuttmann

Cinematographer


Sam Nuttmann

Editor


Sam Nuttmann

Music


Jim Burgess, Zackarya Leck, Christian Falls, David Mark Jenkins

Key Cast


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