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Early Bird. Image shows from L to R: Sasha (Phoebe Batteson-Brown), David (Jonathan Davenport).

Early Bird

Early Bird

Worst-case scenario dark comedy about the entirely ludicrous nature of flatsharing

Genre
Film
Released
2016
Starring
Phoebe Batteson-Brown, Jonathan Davenport, Mark Arnold, Matt Avery, Aurelie Freoua and Veronique Piercy
Writer
Andrew Flynn
Director
Andrew Flynn
Producers
Chris Nials and Andrew Flynn

David is new to London and while desperately trying to adapt to the chaos of the capital, his life is turned upside down. He's been struggling to find a place to live, which causes his impatient girlfriend to cruelly dump him. This leaves David in a race against time to find a place to live or face the very real risk of being homeless.

House viewings are a brutal and very personal experience, it is all about first impressions for both sides. For David, it is about finding somewhere that puts a stop to the uncertainty, a place where he can settle and get his life back on track.

The problem: he only has 20 minutes to convince potential housemates that he is the man for them... or it's on to the next one!

Early Bird is a worst-case scenario dark comedy about the entirely ludicrous nature of flatsharing. A process that begins with inviting dozens of strangers into your house for a brief chat, picking one and then hoping that they are not crazy.

Flatsharing is a popularity contest. Don't be the bottom of the barrel.

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