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Vagabond Shoes

Vagabond Shoes

by Ugly Duckling films. Bare Films


On a Friday night in London, Alec, an enigmatic homeless man, sits across the street from a black-tie party at a suave hotel.

A chance occurrence gives Alec the opportunity to enter this high society gathering, where the layers of his personality and his past are revealed to an unsuspecting audience. This multi-award winner is a gem.


International Awards – 12 wins & 1 nomination including…

2006 – Winner of:
Audience Award, Kodak/BAFTA Short Film
Best Cinematography, Kodak/BAFTA Short Film
Grand Jury Prize, Lille Short Film Festival
Cowboy Award for Best Short Film, Jackson Hole Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Short, Palm Beach Film Festival
Selected as Opening Night short film for the 2006 Dinard British

2005 – Winner of:
Audience Award, New York City Shorts Film Festival & Nominated Best Short Film Award 2005 by BAFTA Scotland


Iain Glen
Alec Murray
Sandie Armstrong
Homeless Woman / Party Woman
Sean Francis
Paul Jesson
2nd Homeless Man Sitting
James Mansfield
Leah Muller
Pretty Girl
Gina Murray
1st Party Girl
Leon Ockenden
Champagne Waiter
Philip Pope
1st Homeless Man / Clarinet player
RenŽe Salewski
Extra Party Girl
Gabriella Santinelli
2nd Party Girl
Joe Tucker
Homeless Guy /Canape Waiter
Jackie Oudney
Nicholas D Knowland
Producers include
Maddy Easton
Winnie Li
Lene Bausager
Production photographer
Nobby Clark


A really charming short film by Jackie Oudney with Iain Glen utterly compelling as a homeless man who is gifted a chance to shine.