Crossbow (2007)


In Crossbow the spoiler is right in front of you, there in the title. A crossbow is an anachronistic device and does not, at least in my mind, lend itself well to analogy or metaphor. In spite, or, more accurately, precisely because this ominous title hangs over the very start of viewing, the short film remarkably sustains a growing dread throughout its languid narration and slow-moving, though arresting visuals; maximizing its force not through the promise of surprise but through the inevitability of its conclusion.

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Movie Score: 5.8/10 from 6 votes
Release Date: 2007-06-10
Status: Released
Run time: 14 min / 0:14
Production Studio : Aquarius Films
Production Country: Australia
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Crossbow Casts

Joel Edgerton
as The Dad
Lisa Chappell
as The Mum
Cy Standen
as The Kid
Mirrah Foulkes
as The Cop

Crossbow Crew

Directing David Michôd Director
Writing David Michôd Writer
Crew Greig Fraser Cinematography
Editing Luke Doolan Editor
Sound Sam Petty Music
Production Angie Fielder Producer
Production Polly Staniford Producer