CBFF 2022 Short Film
Two 15 year old homeless girls share a tent on the bank of the River Thames. A tent so small they sleep in shifts, scraping the living they do by mudlarking on the river and selling their finds. They live in the protective utopia of each other until one of them fails to return home one night. Skylar, a selective mute, is left with a decision: leave the tent- their entire world- or stay and hope Ansel returns. She takes the decision to go and look for Ansel, with dire consequences- both girls falling prey to child trafficking.
It is called the Time Travelers Paradox. In which a scientist creates a Time Machine and kills their younger self. So now a man who should not- can not- exist, somehow does. That is the Paradox, and Paradoxes are impossible.
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