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Down & Out

2017 (United Kingdom) - Natalie Kennedy - Disability / Drama / Narrative Fiction / Short Film

Billy (Tommy Jessop) has had people stare at him all of his life on account of him having Down Syndrome. He is a young man fighting for equality and his own autonomy. Danny (Christopher Faith) is Billy's brother and the two couldn't be more different. While one fights for independence, the other fights for survival in a difficult world. Both will have to confront their personal demons on a fateful day in Blackpool that will leave them both changed forever. Accompanied by Michelle "Shell" (Mia Vore), these lost siblings will realise how much they really need each other, as the very foundation of brotherly love is tested. But will it be in time to save them both?