"A Shocking Accident"
Made in 1982 - Flamingo Pictures - Christine Oestreicher/James Scott
Several scenes from this film were shot in Mill Hill, North London - at Belmont School. Some members of the school staff were incorporated as authentic extras in the Staff Room scenes with Benjamin Whitrow. Andy Bishop, Trevor Bale, David Drew-Smythe and Jeff Gallagher were four of these ... the latter being given a few lines - coined on the spot - to accompany the marking of a set of Latin books ...

Academy Awards, USA

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1983

Won

Oscar

Best Short Film, Live Action
Christine Oestreicher

Runtime: 25 minutes ~ Country of Origin: UK ~ Language: English

British Academy Awards

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1983 Nominated BAFTA Film Award Best Short Film
James Scott

Directed by James Scott
Writers: Ernie Eban & James Scott
Original Story by Graham Greene
Cinematography by Adam Barker-Mill
Cast (in alphabetical order)
Oliver Blackburn
....
Jerome, aged 9
Rupert Everett
....
Jerome Weathersby
Barbara Hicks
....
Aunt Joyce
Robert Popper
....
Jerome, aged 13
Gary Russell
....
Captain
Jenny Seagrove
....
Sally
Tim Seeley
....
Stephen
Sophie Ward
....
Amanda
Benjamin Whitrow
....
Headmaster