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The Plunge


A film by Simon Ryninks

Genre(s): Comedy

• Theme(s): Couple relationship / Sex

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The Plunge

  • Simon Ryninks


    Simon Ryninks is a writer-director of films that are funny, tender and gently political. His recent short film, CONTRACTOR 014352, starring Johnny Flynn, premiered at Palm Springs Shortfest before going on towin Best European Film at Brest Film Festival and selling to Canal+ for international broadcast. His latest film THE PLUNGE, starring Lydia Wilson, premiered at Palm Springs Shortfest in summer 2019.He has devised and directed several site-specific live productions which use interactive technologies to explore history and social change. He is a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. He is represented by Hannah Boulton at The Agency for all television, film and live work.

    2014: The Elevator Pitch
    2017: Contractor 014352
    2019: The Plunge

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Palm Springs Int. ShortFest
  • 2019: Sapporo Short Film Festival
  • 2019: DC Shorts Film Festival
  • 2019: Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2019: London Short Film Festival
  • 2019: Lift Off New York
  • 2019: Aesthetica Short Film Festival
  • 2019: POFF Film Festival
  • 2019: London Film Week
  • 2020: Kyiv International Short Film Festival
  • 2020: Brussels Short Film Festival
  • 2020: In the Palace film festival


After a night of passion Emily tells Jay that she’d like to use a strap-on. Scared of losing a girl he has a connection with, Jay reluctantly agrees.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 10'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo / 5.1
  • Country(ies) of production: United Kingdom
  • Original Language(s): English
  • Audience: Parents Strongly Cautioned (-12)
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Omar Khan, Lydia Wilson, Tamsin Heatley, Sakuntala Ramanee
  • Screenplay: Omar Khan
  • Cinematographer: Hamish Anderson
  • Editor: Simon Ryninks
  • Music: Felix Taylor
  • Producer: Tibo Travers

Company Credits

  • Produced by: SweetDoh! LTD.