'We accidentally made a horror film' | ...and it's gone and won an award

'We accidentally made a horror film'

...and it's gone and won an award

comedyA short film written by comedian John-Luke Roberts has been named best horror at the Munich indie film festival – much to the surprise of its makers.

Director Sam Bailey said: ‘We were aiming for a comedy, but I guess the darkness in our souls overshadowed this’, while Roberts tweeted that he ‘accidentally’ wrote a horror.

The four-minute film,  Asparagus Tips stars fellow comic Cariad Lloyd, as a dinner party  guests who has asparagus for fingers.

After the planned starter goes wrong she steps up to the plate, literally, and offers her tips for the party.

The film also stars Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Katharine Bennett-Fox, Ross Spaine and Roberts himself.

Published: 14 May 2019

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