Network Ireland Television
When a fifteen-year-old boy discovers he has months to live he is granted one wish from the Dreamscape Charity. However, David doesn't want to go to Disneyland or meet a star footballer, what he really wants is an hour alone with a naked woman.. Based on true events, WISH 143 tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out. This is a young man with nothing to lose apart from his virginity. A bittersweet story of friendship and heartbreak, WISH 143 is not about dying, it's about living.. Nominated for Best Short Film, Live Action at the Academy Awards. Winner of Best Live Action Film at the Palm Springs International ShortFest.. "WISH 143 exudes life, hope and desire intertwined with its underlying subject matter...Tom Bidwell's script is intelligent and nothing short of remarkable, possessing dialogue of tremendous authenticity and tenderness." - The Independent Critic
Network Ireland Television, 2009.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.
Rory Kinnear, Samuel Holland, Kieran Hardcastle
Originally produced by Network Ireland Television in 2009.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Network Ireland Television (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst