What happens when you get to know a man, talk with him, have fun enjoying his company? Clearly you want to meet him again and ask – if he’s on Facebook. This is quite normal, isn’t it? But it’s not if you are – say – a woman of the mature generation who isn’t inexperienced when it comes to men. But who is just about to dive into the mysteries of the internet as a whole and Facebook and it’s chat function in particular.
In “Friend Request Pending” Mary is that women – lovely played by Judi Dench – who talks with her friend Linda (Penny Ryder) about social networks and of course about Trevor. The choirmaster (Philip Jackson) is the man Mary is wooing in a heartwarming way that combines all old romantic feelings and the opportunities the modern world offers to stay in touch with people you care about most.
The short film directed by Chris Foggin and written by Chris Croucher only has one big problem: it is only 12 minutes long.