Show Me Shorts 2015: Double Take
Double Take You’ll want to look twice at this vivid collection of short films about twosomes, self-expression and the way we view ourselves. Inventive production design and assured cinematography highlight strong storytelling that takes us outside the ordinary. Estimated total run time: 91 minutes. Censorship ratings to be advised. Chelsea Jade – Visions Music Video, 4 mins, NZ Dir: Alexander Gandar. Prod: Tom Townley. Songstress Chelsea Jade`s unique perspective as an artist is captured in this stylish music video for her song `Visions`. The One and Only Science Fiction, 5 mins, NZ World Premiere Dir/Writ: Arthur Gay, Peter Hansen. Writ/Prod: Sam Trafford. In a desolate, post-apocalyptic world, a lonesome man takes solace in the little things – such as music. Not Like Her Drama, 14 mins, NZ Dir/Writ: Hash Perambalam. Prod: Lucy Stonex. After spending time with her plastic surgery-addicted mother – played with aplomb by Kate Elliott – a teenage girl`s confidence is unnervingly strengthened. Restoration Horror, 15 mins, NZ NZ Premiere Dir/Writ: Tim Tsiklauri. Writ: Luke Watkinson. Prod: Nicola Peeperkoorn. A struggling painter takes on a commission that promises fame, but may cost him his soul. Harmony Thriller, 17 mins, Switzerland World Premiere Dir/Writ: Felix Schaffert. Prod: Rolf Schmid, Fabio Steineman. A beautiful woman who has a symbiotic relationship with her nine-year-old daughter also has a dark secret. Does she really want her daughter to be just like her? Out of the Village Drama, 16 mins, USA/Ghana World Premiere Dir/Writ/Prod: Jonathan Stein. Prod: Toby Wilkins. Mebro and his little sister are the only remaining survivors after Ebola decimates their remote West African village. Their inspiring bond and resilience defy misguided attempts to help them. ?? (One-minded) Drama, 20 mins, South Korea/France/USA NZ Premiere Dir/Writ/Prod: Sébastien Simon, Forest Ian Etsler. Shenanigans occur in an apartment shared by two Korean women, when one of them brings home a man she picked up in a club and two thieves invade the place. Meanwhile, a fan oscillates and observes.
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