Mr. Alan On Saturday

Mr. Alan On Saturday

Alan, a swimming instructor at his local leisure centre, is wet, damp and wet again. White thighs out in his social frameworks, Alan is impregnable on display. On this Saturday afternoon, in between lessons, Alan goes to a family christening. He is a godparent. And he sees Helen, the other godparent. So Alan impresses upon his audience in his usual larger than life way. Back at the pool, Helen approaches him. In a shift of context where outcomes are less certain, Alan is confronted by the need to perform his own reputation. And Alan's version of exposure is defined.

Mr. Alan On Saturday
  • Mr. Alan on Saturday

    Alan, a swimming instructor, seemingly exposed in a speedo confidently plays to his audience, but when his reputation is actually at stake, Alan is faced with true vulnerability.

Extras

  • Flora Tennant | Filmmaker Q+A

    Having lived globally and worked in a similar sense (the Olympics, film sets, and pubs), humans’ lives are fundamental to the intrigue I experience as a human myself. This has been "officially' manifested through receiving a BA in Politics from Edinburgh University. I am currently at the London F...