Summer (2008 film)

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Promotional poster
Directed by Kenneth Glenaan
Produced by Camilla Bray
Written by Hugh Ellis
Starring Robert Carlyle
Rachael Blake
Steve Evets
Michael Socha
Music by Stephen McKeon
Cinematography Tony Slater-Ling
Edited by Kristina Heatherington
Distributed by Vertigo 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
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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 spirit 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 Shaun's present day life but he also reflects 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 2008-03-03. 

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