A Short Epic About Love has it’s world premiere at the London Short Film Festival this Saturday. The screening will be held at Femmes Fantastique at the ICA at 3:30 pm. Rhodri Miles stars as Richard Burton.
The film is set against the backdrop of the much published love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. We follow Elizabeth (Charlotte Quita Jones) as she embarks on the romance. The twenty minute short was shot in 2013, the year that the Cleopatra of 1963 celebrated its 50th Anniversary.Overview
Leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles won the Best Actor Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival for his portrayal of Richard Burton in his one man show, Burton.
Other theatre credits include Othello for The Sheffield Crucible Theatres, Pride and Prejudice and Fish Out of Water both for Bristol Old Vic and the award-winning tour of Dylan Thomas.
Notable screen credits include Game Of Thrones for HBO, Rupert Goold's Richard II, Torchwood, Eastern Promises,
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