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Title:-      Sparrow
Country:- New Zealand
Language:- English
Category:- Short Film
Director(s):- Welby Ings
Writer(s):- Welby Ings
Producer(s):- Robin Murphy
Key Cast:- Merrick Rillstone, Matthew Arbuckle, Paul Glover, Tama Jarman, Geoff Houtman, Arthur Ranford, Tammy Lee
Synopsis:- Sparrow is the lyrical story of a small boy who believes he can fly. However, his life is overshadowed by the legend of his grandfather who died a hero in World War Two. One night he discovers the tale that his father so adamantly clings to, is a lie. His grandfather was a gay man, who seeing the futility of war, deserted in protest when his lover was shot in the dugouts of Egypt. In unravelling the truth behind what happened, the boy discovers the strength to stand up to the bullies in his world, in an unexpected way.

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