Duration: 6 minutes
Written by Maxwell Irving.
A young plumber stumbles across a massive haul of cash just as the notorious villain Jack Crayson comes home unexpectedly.
I was inspired to write The Leak to highlight how even a small thing such as a leaking pipe can be dramatic. How a tiny incident can change someone’s life for better or worse. Be it a windfall for a plumber or divine retribution for a criminal. I used the name Crayson aka son of Cray (brothers) to add a hint of menace. ‘The Leak’ itself is a play on words which may become clear as thing Jack says to Johnny. It is a classic how did he do it ending leaving the audience guessing and hopefully amused.
Maxwell Irving was first inspired by his late father who was a veteran British film maker who directed many well-known and now classic films through the 1930’s and 1940’s mostly for British Paramount and MGM. Maxwell’s father encouraged may have inspired him, but it was not until leaving a 30 year career in the City that Maxwell was able to relite his own creative flair and love of film making.
What started out as a simple 3 page script ended up being a fully fledged short film. We had a beautiful house as a location and a dedicated crew who worked really hard to get it all filmed in one day.
|1st Assistant Director||Jon Fitzgerald|
|Director of Photography||Frank Hammond|
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The Leak – Independent Review
By Mike Gates – Film Critic
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