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7 Hours on Earth (2020) Review: Starman meets Shakespeare for the ultimate school project

7 Hours on Earth (2020) Review: Starman meets Shakespeare for the ultimate school project

Summer holidays used to be awesome; football, cricket, tennis – but making a movie? Can’t say I ever thought of that.

And I certainly never thought of doing a modern version of Shakespeare‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but that’s exactly what went down at London’s Graveney School in 2017. 7 Hours on Earth takes one of the Bard’s most famous comedies by the scruff of the neck and sprinkles it with sci-fi fantasy.

And considering this is more or less an amateur production, that’s no mean feat. English and Film teacher, Patricia Sharpe, was inspired to produce and direct the movie which is brought to life with a cast and crew made up entirely of staff and students. Friends, parents, alumni, and even pets, also got in on the act. Teenage problems are the order of the day here, but can a bunch of aliens give them a helping hand?

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