I Wish for You
A woman finds a long lost letter from her grandfather. As she reads it, his words evoke strong emotive memories as well as a love and hope for the world around us that transcends time.
Director: Stuart Rideout
Country: United Kingdom
Director Biography: Welsh born, Stuart has written and directed multiple award winning campaigns for Climate Change featuring celebrities including David Harewood, Jarvis Cocker, Stephen Fry, Meera Syal, Emilia Fox, Alison Steadman, Jeremy Irons, Charles Dance, Jason Isaacs and Miranda Richardson. His work has been shared widely at festivals all over the world, recently his Climate Change Film ‘I Wish For You’ ft Jeremy Irons has been selected by Asian Short Film Festival in Tokyo to tour Japan over the summer. Stuart has a truly impressive breadth of work, capturing nuanced and truthful performances blended with luscious cinematic landscapes. Clients include, Sony, Ford, M&S, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Toyota and Guinness.
Director Statement: Given the climate emergency that the earth is facing. It is vital that we communicate how beautiful and precious the world around us is. Its important that we work together across generations and act quickly and with purpose to save the things we love and cherish for our children and our children children.
Producer: Ben Porter
Writer: Michael Morpurgo
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Maxine Peake, Emily Rideout