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Copyright © 2010 Alan King

The Winking Boy

Communicating only by winking, Martin enjoys a lifestyle of leisure at Calm Springs Rehabilitation Centre, having fooled everyone into believing he is completely paralysed. But when a new nurse arrives upsetting the hospital dynamics, Martin's plan starts to come unstuck.

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Copyright

Copyright © 2010 Alan King

Awards and nominations

Best Screenplay
18 Jul – 21 Jul | United States
Honorable Mention
18 Nov – 20 Nov | United States

Previous screenings

2011
7 Apr – 10 Apr | Los Angeles, United States
10 Apr – 17 Apr | Tricase, Italy
28 Apr – 5 May | Newport Beach, United States
11 May – 21 May | Cannes, France
12 Jun – 20 Jun | San Diego, United States
16 Jun – 26 Jun | San Antonio, United States
23 Jun – 2 Jul | Moscow, Russia
18 Jul – 21 Jul | Las Vegas, United States
Best Screenplay
11 Aug – 18 Aug | Hollywood, United States
11 Aug – 28 Aug | New York City, United States
30 Aug – 4 Sep | Budapest, Hungary
8 Sep – 15 Sep | Washington, United States
4 Oct – 9 Oct | Nice, France
14 Oct – 20 Oct | New Orleans, United States
18 Nov – 20 Nov | United States
Honorable Mention
2012
6 Jan – 15 Jan | Sydney, Australia
29 Jun – 1 Jul | Dungog, Australia
6 Sep – 8 Sep | Rome, United States
13 Sep – 19 Sep | Cleveland, United States
9 Oct – 19 Oct | London, United Kingdom
19 Oct – 28 Oct | Los Angeles, United States
24 Oct – 28 Oct | Sydney, Australia

Latest press reviews/articles

REVIEW
“... lead actors, King and Luther, turn in complex, varied performances that complement the film’s impressive script ...”
28 Jul 2013 | Sean Fitzpatrick | Pretty Clever Films Indie Watch
REVIEW
“... a very well made short film that was a lot of fun ...”
27 Jul 2013 | Mark Bell | Film Threat
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“... A clever Australian short ...”
24 Sep 2012 | Cameron McAlistor | Reel GA Georgia's film guide
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“... a clever and funny short ...”
23 Apr 2012 | Kryztoff Raw reviewing Adelaide
REVIEW
An Australian highlight at Flickerfest
18 Dec 2011 | The Brag
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“... Hilarious ...”
8 Sep 2011 | Matt Siblo | Washington City Paper
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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 2 Apr 2013