1500 Words (United Kingdom , 9 minutes)
Directed by: Andrew Chaplin
Written by: James Menzies
Cast: Marcus Garvey, Eri Jackson, Mike Wozniak, Michael Smiley
What would you do if you went to the doctors and discovered that you only had 1500 words left to live? What would you say? Are some words more important than others?
“1500 Words” is the dark and comedic tale of one man's struggle to keep his relationship, and himself alive whilst using his final one thousand five hundred words.
When everyman Stanley Franks goes to his doctor to receive his test results, he's told the brutal and surprising news of how long he has left to live. Shell-shocked and overwhelmed Stanley has to work out pretty quickly how to adapt to life with his new restrictive affliction. Life will never be the same again... or will it? How will he cope? How will he break the big news to his long term girlfriend?