On The Run With Abdul
On The Run With Abdul

On The Run With Abdul

Director David Lalé

Production year 2009

Length 23min.

Country UK


The authors went to Calais to make a film about refugees trying to get into Britain, but then they met sixteen-year-old Abdul and suddenly things weren't so simple.


David Lalé
David Lalé



Anna Higgs, Gavin Humphries

Director of Photography

James Newton, David Lalé

Music by

Chris White


Christopher Wilson


Kristian Hove, David Lalé

Production company(ies)

Quark Films

David Lalé

He trained at the UK’s National Film & Television School. His 2007 documentary, The End for Beginners, was nominated for awards at festivals all over the world, including Edinburgh, Krakow, Brooklyn, Beirut, Kosovo, Dinard, Bilbao, Split, also Camerimage in Lodz, Visions du Réel in Nyon, Message to Man in St. Petersburg. David is also a writer, with completed screenplays for Film Four and BBC Films. His first novel, Last Stop Salina Cruz, was published last year to critical acclaim.


Homeless Me (2007), The End for Beginners (2007), 3MW: Rivers Of Blood (2008), 3MW: Missing You (2009), The Space You Leave (2009), On the Run with Abdul (2009)

FILMS 2010