‘Hell hath no fury like a teddy scorned’
Benny Loves You is a 2020 British comedy horror feature film about a young man who throws away his childhood teddy bear and soon regrets it.
Written, directed by and starring Karl Holt – making his feature debut – Darkline Entertainment production also stars Claire Cartwright (Book of the Dead: The Eschatrilogy), George Collie and James Parsons.
After the accidental death of his parents, Jack (Karl Holt) must sell his family home and start a new life. Cleaning out the house, Jack trashes his family belongings including his beloved childhood stuffed animal, Benny. It’s a move that turns deadly as Benny springs to life with one goal in mind, protect Jack at all cost!
Benny Loves You is being represented for sales by Raven Banner at the Virtual Cannes market.
Reviews [click links to read more]:
“Benny Loves You doesn’t need a level of showmanship in the effects, and it would probably even backfire because it’s just in simplicity that much of the power of his humour lies.” Altapeli.com [translated from Spanish]
Cast and characters:
• Karl Holt … Jack
• Claire Cartwright … Dawn
• George Collie … Richard
• James Parsons … Ron
• Anthony Styles … Bad Cop
• Darren Benedict … Good Cop
• Lydia Hourihan … Tara
• David Wayman … Phil
• Jennifer Healy … Ashley’s Mother
• Bella Munday … Ashley
• Catriona McDonald … Jack’s Mum
• Greg Barnett … David
• Logan Murray … Young Jack
• Greg Page … Jack’s Dad
• 116 minutes (!)