Alternately sad, enthralling and disturbing, this compilation of seven shorts – all of them nominees at the 2013 Baftas – is a testament to the diversity of an often over-looked format.
If there’s one theme that unites them all it’s ‘time’. Kris Kelly and Evelyn McGrath’s opening
Here To Fall
shatters the time-space continuum, while history unravels in the bloody, tongue-in-cheek
I’m Fine Thanks
, sun-blasted drama
and sexual awakening drama
offer genre-skipping kicks, but the best is saved for last – with Lynne Ramsay’s award-winning Olympic short
, an elegant monochrome moodpiece (with a savage score) that seems to make time stand still.