In advance of this summer’s London Olympics, British Airways has run a competition to showcase the work of “Great Britons.”
Boy was scripted by Prasanna Puwanarajah, directed by Justin Chadwick and photographed by Danny Cohen, with a score by Alex Heffes. It stars Timothy Spall as a carpenter who devises a way to pay tribute to his son, who had hoped to race at the Olympics Velodrome.
The film packs a tremendous emotional wallop, without a word being spoken.
Check out the trailer and the film.