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DN172: Silent Things – Rob Brown

Knowing who you can count on in life and when to admit someone new to that finite list is always tricky decision, doubly so for the autistic lead in Rob Brown’s Silent Things. Rob joins us to discuss the levels of preparation and research required to accurately portray how small decisions can have a major effect on those with autism.

I think that it’s always fascinating to take a morally corrupt character and try and find that little flicker of humanity and compassion.


Rob’s previous short Echoes is screening with acclaimed French writer/director Claire Deni’s latest feature White Material from 9th – 15th July at the QUAD Derby.

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MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle

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    Posted by Directors Notes | July 11, 2010, 10:46 am
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  3. […] of the DN alumni to do so is UK director Rob Brown who we first spoke to in 2010 with his short Silent Things. Making good on the tease he left us with at the end of that interview, Rob has been working on the […]

    Posted by Kickstart Rob Brown’s New Short ‘Sixteen’ | My Site | July 12, 2013, 4:23 pm
  4. […] of the DN alumni to do so is UK director Rob Brown who we first spoke to in 2010 with his short Silent Things. Making good on the tease he left us with at the end of that interview, Rob has been working on the […]

    Posted by Kickstart Rob Brown’s Debut Feature ‘Sixteen’ | My Site | July 15, 2013, 11:45 pm

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