Bicycle Thieves

‘Late June, scorched grass and sprinklers, the sky as if scuffed and beaten. Too hot to work, too lazy to think.’

A short film (1995) based on Blake’s story of the same title, which follows a father’s desperate search to recover his child’s stolen bike.

Director: Susanna White
Cast:   Simon McBurney, Daniel Whelan, Julia St John
Production: Duchy Parade Films

Part of Channel 4’s ‘Short and Curlies’ season, originally screened in front of Hanif Kueishi’s My Son The Fanatic at the Gate Cinema, Notting Hill.