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Sidney Turtlebaum

Release Date 2008-11-03
Runtime 18 minutes
Stars Derek Jacobi, Rupert Evans, Cavan Clerkin, Katie Lyons, Romy Baskerville
Directors Tristram Shapeero, Raphael Smith

Sidney Turtlebaum is a bitter sweet comedy that tells the story of Sidney, an eccentric gay Jewish man in his seventies. To punish the world Sidney earns his living as a pickpocket and a conman - his chosen modus operandi is to gatecrash Shiva houses of mourning to steal from the gathered crowd.