Picture In 2011 Alan wrote, produced and starred in the 15 min dark comedy film THE WINKING BOY. The Winking Boy tells the story of Martin a man who enjoys a lifestyle of leisure at Calm Springs Rehabilitation Centre, having fooled everyone into believing he is completely paralysed. However when a new nurse arrives upsetting the hospital dynamics, Martin's plan starts to come unstuck.
Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.