Adaptation of Saki’s macabre short story. Following the death of his parents in Burma, Conradin is sent to live with his strict, religious Aunt in Scotland. Rebelling against his guardian, Conradin invents a religion centered on his own vengeful god Sredni Vashtar, a pole-cat ferret he keeps hidden in the garden shed.
Made for the BBC as part of the Tartan Shorts Scheme.
Premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Finalist – Kodak Bafta Showcase
Full cast and crew list ssa.nls.uk/film/7649