STICK MAN (Television Release United Kingdom 2015)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.5|5.0 Starsììì 

Stick Man—short film—has a main character as a stick man that seems to stand in front of its story rather than being a part of its story. The constant repetition of its reminder that it is a stick man seems a little annoying and detracts from the overall likability of the film. The short film lacks enough storyline to make it interesting.

Storyline 

A stickman needs to find its way home. 

Additional Thanks 

Thank you to Directors Jeroen Jaspaert and Daniel Snaddon for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Martin Pope and Michael Rose for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Stick Man (Voice Martin Freeman), Narrator (Voice of Jennifer Saunders), Snail/Park Keeper/Swan Dad/Frog/Beach Dad/Crab/Cat (Voice of Rob Brydon), Dog (Voice of Russell Tovey), Stick Lady and Others (Voice of Sally Hawkins), Santa (Voice of Hugh Bonneville), Pooh Bridge Girl (Voice of Anouska White), Pooh Bridge Girlfriend/Firewood Girl (Voice of Eve Bentley), Pooh Bridge Boy/Stick Boy (Voice of Ben Jenkinson), Beach Boy/Snowman Boy (Voice of Elliot Kelly), Beach Girl (Voice of Ella Sutton), Stick Girl (Voice of Isabel Ainsworth), and Stick Toddler (Voice of Eden Muckle). 

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe? 

Maybe. This short film may work for children, but adults would prefer the short film, Piper, instead. 

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