A Boy Called Alex

60′ for Walker George / Channel 4
Dir. Stephen Walker
Exec Producer. Sally George

 

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A Boy called Alex is a life affirming film of a 16 year old music scholar at Eton pulling together his dream to conduct the huge and complex Bach Magnificat. However Alex has Cystic Fibrosis and is living every day on borrowed time.

“Astounding, life-affirming…quite simply the impact of this film is overwhelming.” The Times

Nominated for:

BAFTAs Best Documentary, Best Director (Stephen Walker) and Best Editing (Ben Stark) 2009
Royal Television Society Best Documentary January 2009
Broadcast Best Documentary 2009

Winner:

Bulldog Award (voted by the industry) for Best Documentary 2009
Royal Television Society Craft Award for Best Photography and Sound 2009

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