The Siren's Song

The irresistible lure of the snooze button

Film director Thomas Longstaff has made this dark comedy short about a young tired man trying to get up for work, told in the style of a Gothic poem.

Johnny Smyth plays Sam, who woken up by his alarm but struggles against the hypnotic allure of the snooze button. Again and again he succumbs to it, falling deeper and deeper into madness each time he does not get up.

It was released hanks to a New Creatives programme funded by Arts Council England and the BBC.

Published: 16 Nov 2019

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