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DOFFICE • 2019

DIRECTOR: David Leclercq

COUNTRY: Belgium

RUNTIME: '20

 

SYNOPSIS: An old guy works into the same office, everyday. But one day, a young colleague arrives and puts his world upside down.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

SHORT FILMS

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AN EARLY SUNDAY • 2020

DIRECTOR: Nicolas Garrier-Giraudeau, Basile Crépin-Leblond

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '16

 

SYNOPSIS: A bored young woman in her big empty house.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Short Film

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DIRECTOR: Daria Alvaro

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '6

 

SYNOPSIS: Greta is a young woman, who is unhappy with her daughter condition. She struggles with her troubled and ruined relashionship with her mother, who has just passed away. Stopping pain isn't easy, though.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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MOM HAS BEEN DEAD FOR YEARS
• 2020

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DIRECTOR: Guéguen Hugues

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '27

 

SYNOPSIS: In a hostel, Managers from a big company are coming for a secret meeting. On behalf of the new bioethic Law, they plan a conspiracy about the slaughter of their own employees they want to layoff. However, they just did not expect Suzy and Dany.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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CRUEL TALE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Kirstin Reppas

COUNTRY: Switzerland

RUNTIME: '23

 

SYNOPSIS: Reto decides to bring a drastic end to the custody battle with his wife for their daughter. En route he meets the teenage runaway Sam. He insists on driving her safely home to her parents in Italy. Their initially reluctant cooperation and the resulting adventure cause them to question their determination to leave their families behind.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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MAKE MY DAY • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Edu Escudero

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '9

 

SYNOPSIS: Julieta tells the story of a trip she never had the courage to make some years ago; a trip that would lead her to the man she wants to kill. After narrating her trip, Julieta turns to her only listener: the man. They’re both at a bar, on their own. That’s when fiction becomes reality and Julieta has the power to define the ending of a story that, up to that moment, was sheer fantasy.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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gallery/M2005 • El Dia Que Te Mate

THE DAY I KILLED YOU • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Stephan Bookas

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

RUNTIME: '7

 

SYNOPSIS: Dave Watts is a risk analyst, which is why he never takes any risks. On his birthday however, he is prompted to call someone who means the world to him, which to him is the biggest risk of them all. As he keeps putting it off, his heart rate is sinking continuously and the world around him gets faster and faster as he keeps slowing down. Dave starts taking ever bigger risks to get his heart rate back up but everything fails until ultimately there's only one thing left to do.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

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HEART RATE • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Marina Wagner Moll

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: María is a housewife who has a dream: to see the sea. Accompanied by the perennial voice on the radio, imagine a stranger writing love letters to her every day. These letters serve as a refuge from a terrible truth, that of the abuse she suffers at the hands of her son. The world that Mary has created for her is delicate and sensitive, but is the desire to escape enough to live happily?

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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GREEN SILK • 2020

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DIRECTOR: Guilhaume Trille

COUNTRY: Belgium

RUNTIME: '22

 

SYNOPSIS: In his workshop, a man has difficulties focusing on a block of clay. Above him, people are partying deep into the night. A young woman from upstairs knocks at his door. Her cellphone has fell on his balcony and she wants it back. Mesmerized by her curious and spontaneous personality, he catches himself letting this stranger penetrates into the realm of clay which he created and, at the same time, his intimacy. He's showing her his motionless creatures; she's interested in the creation process And throught gestures and clay, they will learn to know each other.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
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MADE OF SKIN • 2018

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DIRECTOR: Sam Yazdanpanna

COUNTRY: Netherlands

RUNTIME: '17

 

SYNOPSIS: Adib (19) does not want to become a car mechanic with his own garage, like his father. He does the demanding training for the Special Forces. His strict Moroccan father does not get it: has he brought his son into the world, raised him and sent him to school so he can die for the Netherlands? The film follows two crucial days from Adib’s life: his last day as a civilian and his last day as a trainee commando. A lonely search for identity and a struggle with a generation gap.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/M2005 • Unity

UNITY • 2019

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DIRECTOR: Paolo Lobbia

COUNTRY: Italy

RUNTIME: '15

 

SYNOPSIS: Two friends work as a night watch for a security company. When one discovers that the other will go to work unarmed, he sees the op-portunity to change his life forever.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Short Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection 2020
gallery/M2005 • L Ultimo Crocevia

THE LAST CROSSROAD • 2019

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