International Shorts 1: Trapped
How do we feel stuck? Let me count the ways…
How do we feel stuck? Let me count the ways… A live-in maid on the run in Mumbai, a woman confined to her husband’s sick bed, a man locked in his own flat, an Alzheimer’s sufferer trapped in her own confused mind and a little boy accidentally left inside his school after an evacuation... From the US, China, Ireland, Canada and Australia comes a fine selection of shorts providing thought-provoking and beautifully observed variations on the theme of being trapped.
Anita, a live-in maid, decides one day to run away in search of a better life. She gets on a Mumbai city bus and meets a stranger.
Director: Sushrut Jain
Producers: Julie Platner, Sushrut Jain
Scriptwriter: Sushrut Jain
Editor: Chris Meagher
DoP: Pankaj Kumar
Production Designer: Suman Roy Mohapatra
Sound Production: Robert Kellough
The Man Inside
When Lisandro's key breaks in the lock, he suddenly finds himself trapped in his own apartment.
Director: Rory Bresnihan
Producer: Lucy Dyke
Scriptwriter: Rory Bresnihan
Editor: Rory Bresnihan
DoP: Tim Fleming
Production Designer: David Wilson
Music: Nils Erikson
After falling asleep in the sick bay at school, a little boy wakes up to find that everyone else seems to have disappeared.
Director: Luke Doolan
Producer: Drew Bailey
Exec Producers: Lucia Nicolai, Nash Edgerton
Scriptwriter: Luke Doolan
Editor: Luke Doolan
DoP: Brad Shield
Production Designer: Helen Frank
Sound Production: Will Ward
Music: François Tetaz
Princess Margaret Blvd.
Isabelle, an Alzheimer’s sufferer, struggles to make sense of her everyday life.
Director: Kazik Radwanski
Producer: Daniel Montgomery
Scriptwriter: Kazik Radwanski
Editor: Ajla Odobasic
DoP: Daniel Voshart
Production Designer: Eva Micon
Sound Production: Mark Philps, Ryan McCambridge
A successful violin player spending a few days in the countryside develops a romantic connection with a local woman, who lives a sheltered life.
Director: Ruowen Yan
Producer: Ruowen Yan
Scriptwriter: Ruowen Yan
DoP: Chunkai Yang
Production Designer: Le Teng
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