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Love at First Sight

Do you believe in love at first sight? When Arthur spots Ruth he knows in his heart that it’s true....

  • United Kingdom
  • 2010, 12 min
  • Director: Michael Davies
  • Director of photography: Ian Salvage
  • Editor: Dave Thrasher
  • Screenplay: Julian Unthank
  • Music: Mark Russell
  • Cast: John Hurt, Phyllida Law, Barry McCarthy, Tim Wylton
  • Contacts: Elfin Productions


Michael Davies

Michael Davies is a writer, producer and director of drama and documentary. Following a BA in drama from Manchester University, and an MA in film and television from Bristol, he began his career in BBC Television Features. His work as a freelance director is equally diverse, encompassing comedy observational documentaries Going To Chelsea, drama-documentaries The Welsh Great Escape, dramatized adventure Snakemaster and factual entertainment, including his RTS award winning Oz & James Drink To Britain.

He has recently been enjoying success as a drama director. His first comedy short What’s ’virgin’ mean? has been screened at over fifty festivals around the world, winning six awards and attracting more than 1 250,000 hits on You Tube. He directed five episodes of the first series of the hit BBC children’s drama “Tracy Beaker Returns”, which won a BAFTA. His latest film is the short Love At First Sight.