Detour, short film from Kodjo Tsakpo

A simple road trip becomes a journey of revenge after a motorist, still mourning the untimely death of his daughter, happens across the man who apparently 'predicted' her death...The film was co-written by George Hopkin and Kodjo Akeseh Tsakpo and based on an original idea by George. The film was made under the Digital Shorts Plus scheme with support from South West Screen and the UK Film Council.Since premiering in Los Angeles in 2008, Detour has won the Festival Trophy for Best Short Film at Screamfest LA, was nominated for the HBO Short Film Award and has been officially selected to screen at festivals in London, Berlin and New York.

  • Jeremy Routledge

    Producer

    Jeremy Routledge

  • Steve Gear

    Producer

    Steve Gear

  • David Thompson

    Editor

    David Thompson

  • Glen Marullo

    Sound Designer

    Glen Marullo

  • Stuart Fox

    Music

    Stuart Fox

  • Marina Traversari

    Production Manager

    Marina Traversari

  • Valentina Cavellini

    Production Designer

    Valentina Cavellini

  • Hannah Summers

    Costume Designer

    Hannah Summers

  • Julia Chiavetta

    Script Supervisor

    Julia Chiavetta

  • Abigail Davies

    Script Editor

    Abigail Davies

  • Stuart Brereton

    Director of Photography

    Stuart Brereton

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    Mike

    Simon Slater

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    Pip

    Malcolm Hamilton

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    Nat

    Selina MacDonald

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    Awarded:

    Winner - Best Short Film, Screamfest LA, 2008

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    Awarded:

    Nominee, HBO Short Film Award, American Black Film Festival, 2008

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    Festival:

    Encounters Short Film Festival

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    Festival:

    Interfilm Berlin, 2008

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    Festival:

    International Horror & Sci Fi Film Festival (US), 2008

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    Festival:

    Screamfest LA, 2008

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    American Black Film Festival, 2008

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    Festival:

    Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2008

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    Festival:

    New York City Horrorfest, 2009

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    Festival:

    Phantasmagoria Film Festival (UK), 2009

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    Festival:

    Espresion En Corto Int'l Film Festival (Mexico), 2009

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    Festival:

    London Independent Film Festival, 2009

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    Festival:

    Burbank International Film Festival, 2009

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    Festival:

    Omaha Film Festival, 2009

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    Festival:

    Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2009

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About the film

Genres

Drama

Duration

11 Minutes

Year of release

2008

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Selected by

The Film Network

Showcasing new British filmmaking