The Stuff of Dreams is a 20min short; a delicately charming, poignant and funny movie, exploring the fears and joys of older lovers.
This is a 'Threshold' movie - on the theme of the Desire for Justice: Our protagonist needs the answer to the question "Who's to blame?"
Christmas approaches and with it, the anniversary of Bobby's bereavement on Boxing Day. Her misery intensifies. But, when clearing out her husband Jimbo's clothes, Bobby finds a surprise in his dressing gown pocket. Staying with her son and his family, she dreams of fun-loving Jimbo last Christmas day - and a "special present" she gave him. Their relationship grows especially tender and amusing as events unfold. Bobby recalls the fun they had together, before Jimbo's sudden death. Bobby's belief that his death was her fault has tormented her all year; but the surprise in the dressing gown pocket suddenly changes everything: Just when the family treat her with ‘kid gloves' - Bobby is guiltless and happy; and we find out why!