Exeter filmmaker Ashley Thrope’s The Hairy Hands has been accepted as part of the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival. Producer Tom Atkinson is over on the French Riviera pushing the movie. Here’s his report
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Ashley Thorpe’s fourth Penny Dreadful animation, The Hairy Hands, which is based on the Devon legend, is due to have the script and budget signed off by South West Screen on June 15, but there is still concern that the name may alienate audiences outside the Devon region.