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Goodbye Sam

Short Film

Country: USA

Genre: Family, Short


A boy (Nicholas Taplitz) and his posse say goodbye to a beloved friend.


  • Written, directed, edited and photographed by Theo Taplitz, Nicholas Taplitz's older brother.
  • The song which closes this film is "Cuckoo" from Benjamin Britten's "Friday Afternoons" (composed 1933-35), and is sung by the Choir of Downside School, Purley.
  • Winner of the award for Best Middle School Film at the 2017 All American High School Film Festival, winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2017 Spring Film Festival, and winner of the Golden Gate Award for Best Youth Work at the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival

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Probably my personal favourite of Theo Taplitz's short films - simple, sweet, and charming - though I also particularly like "Sorry to Say", "Crap You!" and "The Mosquito".

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 9 / 10
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