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I Know I Shouldn’t Like It, But I Do

by Ben Williams-Butt, UK

This spoken-word poem explores the unsettling Freudian desires of everybody, whether they like to admit it or not.


27 Comments for “I Know I Shouldn’t Like It, But I Do”

  • Annette Davies says:

    Leaves you wanting more!

  • Sam Geal says:

    Very atmospheric and fantastic sound. The editing is crisp and compliments the content immensely – a real triumph and I’m excited to see more of what this talented filmmaker has to offer.

  • Patricia Hawker says:


  • Tom says:

    Looks great! Really impressed with the transitions from scene to scene and the quality of the audio.

  • Lauren says:

    Left me feeling uncomfortable but in a good way.
    Well edited and a great script.

  • Shannon Butt says:

    Amazing plot line and very well executed. Brilliant as always!

  • Kerry Heath says:

    Very dark and disturbing.
    Brilliantly executed.

  • Nick says:

    Visceral from the first shot, with fantastic pacing and rhythm. Very affective.

  • You know it’s good when you cringe in anticipation of the next line!

  • Jonathan Davies says:

    A brilliant, cringeworthy, and unique conception. Shows amazing potential!

  • Tim Seymour says:

    Brilliant work again by Ben and team; well done and good luck!

  • Catherine Henchman says:

    although the content is very disturbing, the film is superb – really crisp sound track and great visual interpretation of the monologue- very well done

  • Adrian Butt says:

    Nothing wrong with you.Love you x Dad

  • Kate Williams says:

    Fabulous script and brilliantly executed by a talented group of people – dark, atmospheric and edge of your seat stuff x

  • Elaine says:

    Very interesting and atmospheric , enhanced by close up cameras shots and grim delivery of poem. Want more !

  • Sue Febry says:

    Excellent film. Good luck with your future work.

  • Poppy says:

    Great x

  • Jill Seymour says:

    Fantastic and terrifying at the same time

  • Janine says:

    SUBLIME!!! So so well edited and filmed, completely engaging content.

  • Clare says:

    A beautifully shot piece that keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout. Fantastically poetic and visually creative.

  • Steve says:

    Intense and intriguing. Leaves you wanting more, even if you’re not sure you really want to see the character’s end.

  • Ali says:

    Mesmerising. It totally pulls you in and forces you to watch as the chaos unfolds before your eyes. You feel like that bluebottle on the wall, watching it all and it’s very addictive. The film stops before you want it to. Clever stuff.

  • Benjamin says:

    Excellent sound and editing!

  • Sheila says:

    Very atmospheric and expertly acted and produced.

  • Robert Lyle says:

    No one mentions the actor — Darren Seed is excellent. We need to see much more of his work.

  • Fran says:

    What a great watch! Keep it up !

  • Roger Hespill says:

    Great short, love the script. Feels a bit like a trailer though – I want more!

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