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Norfolk film about a car named Sylvia put forward for Oscar consideration

See Kate Prout's report here

A couple from Norfolk behind a much-awarded short film have entered it for an Academy Award.

Rachel and Richard Prendergast have received critical acclaim for Sylvia, the story of a woman from Kentucky who was forced to sell a much-loved car after losing her family in a house fire.

Rachel and Richard Prendergast created the film with friends and family. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The Prendergasts, who live in Old Catton, filmed most of the film in their home county with a budget of just £10,000.

Much of the film was shot on the Acle Straight in Norfolk Credit: SubMotion Productions.

You can see 'Sylvia' at Leiston Film Theatre on Saturday 12th October at 15:30. Tickets are free. Or find out more on the 'Sylvia' website