Third Star

Synopsis: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Hattie Dalton
Production: Western Edge Pictures
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

James Kimberley Griffith

See I...

The thing about life is...

A what is it they say?

The thing about life is ...

I'm 29 today. Won't see 30

But I'm uh ... I'm okay

Really. Okay

My mate Davy. He's been

helping out since he was made redundant

He was head of a PR firm that ...A

Jesus I don't really know what they did

Thank God my sister Chloe's got her

girls. She's taking it pretty badly

Tries to hide it but... I just hate seeing it

There are people arriving

Bill... ah he's so excited!

I think he's just glad to be away from

his girlfriend. And the TV job he hates

He brought a tree with him

that he grew from seed

He's determined to plant it

for me when we get there

Ah, when we get there ...

My parents keep a brave face... but...

no one should outlive their children

The sicknes may be mine but

the tragedy is theirs

I have to put a distance between

me and all of this

Pitying mob

Oh Christ I need to escape!

So my friends are taking me

to my favourite place on earth

Barafundle Bay

Miles. Made it at last. Haven't

heard from him in a while

His dad died when we were 16.

Cancer again. His dad was a writer

Made us both want to be writers too

Miles is at the pressure of expectation, I'm

at the pressure of ... time, I suppose

Too much of it then, too little of it now

- Miles?

- You look like shit

I thought they'd stuck you out here 'cos

you'd snuffed it

Having a pretty good day rhabdomyosarcoma-wise..

You, you, you .... Jeeesus!

No, no, absolutely not. I agreed to

this whole trip and there's one condition

No, he's not taking it!

Take care, sis

- Oh God. Aw!

- He'll be fine

I love you too

No, Davy, Davy, Davy! Watch it, yeah?

You ever played tetris?

- Oh, James! No, I'll get that

- I'm fine, I'm fine!

- I'll get the cushion

- No, no, not just yet. I...

I'll get started under my on steam

- Who wants to push me then?

- Me.

- It's a bit bumpy, isn't it?

- Like sex with an anorexic

How is Melissa?

- She's fatter

- Is she?

Nothing wrong with that...

How bloody beautiful is this!

We need to get to Sound Point this evening

Now we'll walk until James needs a rest

No, I'm fine

wanted to be agricultural story editor in the...

- Do we have to talk about work?

- No I don't

- It's something some of us spend our lives doing

Shut up Miles. Get a job


- Malfunction everybody

- Okay

- I knew it! It's the weight, I'm telling you

- What??

- Is it fucked?

- Not on my shift. Alright, all aside!

Alright, Davy, can you get me the

toolbox? At the bottom

I see the toolbox but I can't actually get it out

cause it's way too much weight on the cart

Okay, well start unpacking it then

Gee weez!

- If you'd let me!

- Pull out an apple

- You didn't just say 'gee wizz', Bill?

- I did say 'gee wizz'. I'm exasperated

Now get that webbing bag out of there and inside

there's a little stalking set and some pliers

- Gee wizz! Look at that webbing bag!

- Hey...


Great on their own

But once they're dipped in tea

they become a whole different journey

Taking you to piss always makes me wanna piss

You piss far more than I ever used too

Where's all this new piss coming from?

- I'm not drinking more...

- Would you shut the f*ck up please?

My makeup girl's read one of your dad's books

At work the other day...

the Lebanon tree

- How's your book coming on?

- Oh, I gave up on it. Couldn't be arsed

You should just write a diary about

bangin Chelsea chicks

- I'm finally bored of meaningless sex

- Bollocks!

Alright I might as well piss now too

Too nice to be true? Yeah...

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