Hunting Bears Written and Directed by Jason Ruddy, is a glimpse into the life of Andy who has suddenly become a carer for his older brother Kenny. After a lifetime spent resisting responsibility, Andy is struggling to come to terms with his situation and makes one last attempt to re-connect. The film stars Nathaniel Parker (Stardust, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries) and Joel Beckett (The Office, Green Street).
The film was an Official Selection at BAFTA Qualifying Cambridge Film Festival 2021, where it had it's UK premier. It was also recently selected for Kingston International Film Festival in London and Meglio Matti che Corti (Better Crazy than Short) Film Festival in Italy, where it will screen this Autumn.
UK Film Review critic Joe Beck recently gave Hunting Bears four stars, calling it "an excellent example of how to make a short film about a difficult subject, and fill it with heart and class in equal measure". The full article can be viewed here
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