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Endaf Emlyn

The making of maps (Y Mapiwr)

Edition 1996
90' - 1995 - Drama - Dialogue: Welsh
Director: Endaf Emlyn Composer: Mark Thomas With: Gavin Ashcroft, Abigail Creel, Richard Elis
In a small town in South West Wales, Griff, a 14 year-old boy follows the developments of the Cuban missile crisis with growing concern. He fears that the end of the world is coming and plans for his survival when the day of reckoning arrives. He draws his world and his surroundings on maps which he keeps hidden in the attic. In addition to his anxiety about the international situation, he is also trying to come to terms with the crisis within his family. Following the disappearance of the star pupil from his mother's dance academy, during a picnic, Megan (his mother), has taken to her bed and rejected the outside world. The relationship between Megan and her husband has deteriorated since the fateful picnic.

Credits

Director

Endaf Emlyn

Composer

Mark Thomas

With

Gavin Ashcroft, Abigail Creel, Richard Elis

Scenario

Endaf Emlyn

Director of Photography

Nina Kellgren

Editor

Chris Lawrence

Producer

Pauline Williams

More information

Dialogue

Welsh

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Year

1995

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