Antonio's Breakfast

Antonio's Breakfast is a 2006 Brixton set drama short film written and directed by Daniel Mulloy. It premiered in Sundance Film Festival and went on to win the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film.


Antonio, a young black teenager, is woken by his father's (George Irving) rasping breaths. It soon becomes clear that the young Antonio is his paralyzed father's primary care giver. As Antonio's friends arrive Antonio is forced to choose between a life lived for his father or one in which he makes his own way. His ultimate decision is one laced with uncertainty and guilt.

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    director Daniel Mulloy
    editor Dan Robinson
    genre drama
    keywords force paralyze
    producer Bert and Bertie
    productionCompany Sister Films
    theme dance short