Listening (film)

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Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Produced by Simon Moseley
Written by Kenneth Branagh
Starring Frances Barber
Paul McGann
Cinematography Alex Thomson
Edited by Neil Farrell
Release date
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time
25 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Listening is a 2003 short film written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Frances Barber and Paul McGann. The film won Best Director, Short Film at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and was fourth runner-up for Best Short Film at the Seattle International Film Festival.[1]


The plot follows the two main characters, a woman played by Frances Barber and a man played by Paul McGann, who meet and develop a romance while staying at a spa where talking is not allowed.


  1. ^ "Listening: A short film directed by Kenneth Branagh". Branagh Compendium. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 

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