Summer (2008 film)

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Promotional poster
Directed byKenneth Glenaan
Produced byCamilla Bray
Written byHugh Ellis
StarringRobert Carlyle
Rachael Blake
Steve Evets
Michael Socha
Music byStephen McKeon
CinematographyTony Slater-Ling
Edited byKristina Heatherington
Distributed byVertigo Films
Contender Entertainment Group
Release date
  • 24 October 2008 (2008-10-24) (Rome Film Festival)
  • 5 December 2008 (2008-12-05)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Summer is a 2008 film directed by Kenneth Glenaan and starring Robert Carlyle and Rachael Blake. It tells the story of a lively and wayward man coming to terms with the realities of age and death. Shaun (Carlyle) has to confront past demons as his first love re-appears and his best friend, Daz, is terminally ill. The film is set mainly in the present and includes reflections on his childhood in flashbacks.


  • BAFTA Scotland Award[1] – Best Directing in Film or Television – Won
  • BAFTA Scotland Award – Best Feature Film – Won
  • BAFTA Scotland Award – Best Acting Performance in Film, Robert Carlyle – Nominee


  1. ^ BAFTA Scotland. "BAFTA Scotland, Winners and Nominations". Retrieved 3 March 2008.

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