Robert Bradbrook's Home Road Movies

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Home Road Movies

The real-life story of a shy and awkward father who desperately wanted the family car to make him a better parent. A vivid family history woven from innovative and atmospheric computer animation and treated album photographs, with Bill Paterson in live-action as the father.

"a truly breathtaking film" Museum of Modern Art, New York

"one of the most intriguing shorts ever" RES Magazine

See more about the film at Bradbrook Films.

Festival awards

Cartoon d'Or Best European Animated Film 2002
Grand Prize Ottawa International Animation Festival
The Special Jury Prize Annecy International Animation Festival
Best Animated Short Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival
Best Animated Short Nashville Independent Film Festival
Best Short Film Imago 2002: International Young Film & Video Festival, Covilhã
Best Animation Award Mediawave 02: Györ International Festival of Media Arts
Most Innovative Film (Animation) Aspen Shortsfest
Best Short Film Raindance Film Festival, London
Gold Award, Best Animation Houston World-Fest
Best Animated Short Film Cleveland International Film Festival
The Special Jury Prize Uppsala International Short Film Festival
Centaur Award, Best Animation Message to Man International Film Festival, St Petersburg
Best European Film I Castelli Animati: Int'l Animated Film Festival, Genanzo di Roma
Best Animated Film Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, London
ASIFA Award for Best Animation L'Alternativa: Festival of Independent Cinema, Barcelona
RTP Short Wave Prize Vila Do Conde Short Film Festival
AnyZone Award Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht
Special Mention of the Jury European Short Film Festival, Brest
BAFTA nomination (Short Animation) British Academy Film Awards
Most Creative Use of New Technologies finalist, British Animation Awards
Audience Award Animated Encounters: Bristol Animation Film Festival
Audience Award runner-up, RESFEST World Tour
Special Mentions FIPRESCI & FICC Juries, Krakow International Documentary & Short Film Festival
Honourable Mentions International Competition, Hamburg International Short Film Festival / Bitfilm Festival, Hamburg International Short Film Festival / Vila Do Conde Short Film Festival


Until the death of Dick Arnall in February 2007 Finetake also produced animate!, funded by Arts Council England and Channel 4, that is now produced by Animate Projects.

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