The Voorman Problem

The Voorman Problem 

A psychiatrist is sent to a prison to examine an inmate with a peculiar affliction - he believes he is a god. An Oscar®-nominated short comedy starring Martin Freeman and Tom Hollander.

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Witty...disturbingly thought-provoking 

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Fun, mischievous... Packed with wicked wit 

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Hollander is enigmatic and alluring 

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Dryly black humor with a tinge of thought-provoking “huh?” 

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A hilarious and provocative fantasy 

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Nominated: Best Short Film

Academy Awards®

2014

Nominated: Best Short Film

BAFTA

2013

Winner: Best Film

Colchester Film Festival

2013

Nominated: Best Cinematography

Fastnet Short Film Festival

2012

Nominated: European Short Film Competition

Leuven International Short Film Festival

2012

Winner: Best Short Film

St Louis International Film Festival

2012

Nominated: Short Grand Prix

Warsaw International Film Festival

2011

Winner: Best Screenplay

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

2012

Winner: Best Fiction Short

Let's All Be Free Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

Calgary International Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Brussels Short Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

BFI London Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

Kansk International Video Festival

2013

Official Selection

Flickerfest Short Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Pamplona Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

British Independent Film Awards

2013

Official Selection

Milwaukee Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

Warsaw International Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

FEC European Short Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Vilnius International Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Rhode Island Film Festival

2013

Official Selection

Aspen Short Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Message to Man Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Shnit International Short Film Festival

2012

Official Selection

Regensburg Short Film Week

2013

Official Selection

Nuits Meds Corsica

2013

Official Selection

Festival International d’Aix en Provence France

2013

Type Short film
Length 12 Minutes
Rating PG
Genres Comedy, Drama, Short film
Cast Martin Freeman, Tom Hollander, Elisabeth Gray
Director & Editor Mark Gill
Writer David Mitchell
Writer, Producer & Music Composer Baldwin Li
Producer Lee Thomas
Cinematographer Phil Wood
Language English
Country of origin United Kingdom