Sam Did It

Sam is about to meet his celebrity idol... the only problem is, Sam works in a morgue... and his idol is dead.

Sam Did It is a dark comedy that explores how a fan's world can be impacted by the loss of their favourite idol.

Sam loves his job working in a morgue, almost as much as he loves his celebrity idol, Alfred Molina. So, when Alfred Molina arrives on Sam's cold hard slab (a potential victim of some nefarious seals), Sam's world is thrown into chaos and despair.

Director's note

"Most people have someone in the spotlight they idolise; a celebrity crush, a cherished band, a loved sports figure. When we lose those people, there's often a mass outpouring of grief. People change their social media avatars, tell stories about how their work impacted their lives, how much they loved them...

I personally felt like 2016 and early 2017 was a particularly relentless time in terms of the phenomenal artists that we lost. Even though we may never have met those people, the impact of their loss can still feel deeply personal and moving to us. We grew up admiring their work and their artistry. Their songs or movies and their achievements can mean so much to us, defining key moments in our life. I wanted Sam Did It to explore those feelings, through a tinted glass of humour... which I can't help but do."

Alfred Molina Alfred Molina
Dominic Burgess Sam
Harley Jane Kozak Dr Hunt
Dominic Burgess Writer
Dominic Burgess Director
Natalie Britton Producer
Dominic Burgess Producer
Ari Schneider Producer

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