Give Them Wings

Give Them Wings won the ‘Best Feature’ at The London Independent Film Festival.

Directed by Sean Cronin
Role: Alice Hodgson
Release: 2021

The true story of how one man fought back, and won.

‘Give Them Wings’ is based on the true story of severely disabled Darlington football fan Paul Hodgson. Paul was diagnosed with childhood meningitis aged just 10 months old his parents were told he would never move or speak. Paul is now 55 years old and has gone on to become an award-winning film producer and screenwriter. ‘Give Them Wings’ is Paul’s incredible journey to acceptance.

Written by Paul Hodgson and Sean Cronin.

Produced by Paul Hodgson, Ian Carter, Sean Cronin and Ben Pickering. Director of photography Tero Saikkonen. Production and costume design by Kelly Toode. Musical score by Guy Dagul, Tony Waddington and Nicolette Street. Starring Daniel Watson, Jacob Anderton, Bill Fellows, Rachel Warren, Katie Sheridan and Toyah Willcox.