|Title ID||6990||Collection ID||959|
|Title||[Children's Film Unit: Detective Film]|
|Keywords||Children Play Performing Arts Bicycles Film Making|
|Duration||6 min. 15 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
A group of children, nicknamed the 'Children's Film Unit' by Michael Gillings, the father of Neville, shoot a chaotic detective movie in Patcham in the 1980s.
This amateur colour fiction film about a boy that murders another in the woods and drags his body under a tree. Two boys follow him on their BMX bikes as he runs away, but crash in the grass, cursing after loosing the murderer. Another, the detective, finds the body and rushes to help, finding the murder weapon, a walking stick. A large fight ensues in the front garden of a suburban house. One boy is caught and handcuffed, and the fighting continues...