Morris movie premiere

Satirist's short out soon

Chris Morris's first film is to premiere at the London Film Festival

The movie short, Dog Daze, follows a man who struggles to look after a particularly intelligent dog, called Rothko.

It is based on a monologue from the second series of Morris's Radio One show Blue Jam.

The short will star Paddy Considine, who has previously appeared in 24 Hour Party People and the Lee Evans film The Martins.

During the London Film Festival, runs from November 6 to 21, it will play alongside Steven Soderbergh's latest movie, Full Frontal.

It will also be released on DVD sometime next year.

Dog Daze is the first work from Warp Films, the movie offshoot of Warp Records, which released a CD of Blue Jam. (Click to buy from Amazon)

Published: 14 Sep 2002

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