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Ranging in style and material from playful stop-motion to sweeping digital graphics, this group of animated shorts is sure to spark imagination and emotion from all audiences. This group of animators includes artists working in themes including familial trauma, environmental issues, and whimsical experimentation. The films in this program are sweet, creative, dark, and comedic, showcasing a wide array of contemporary animation styles by established and up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Total Run Time: 64 minutes

This program will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Programmed by Guest Festival Shorts Programmer, Emily Eddy.

Content Considerations: Strong language, depictions of violence.

A mother cares for seniors in their homes, where the ticking clock counts down the working day. Between the frightening sounds of heavy breathing, the fear of emptiness increases.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    12 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Note
    Italian with English subtitles
  • Director
    Loris Giuseppe Nese
  • Screenwriter
    Loris Giuseppe Nese
  • Producer
    Chiara Marotta, Loris Giuseppe Nese
  • Cast
    Rossella De Martino, Patrizia Scannapiecoro, Davide Maresca
  • Editor
    Chiara Marotta
  • Animator
    Loris Giuseppe Nese
  • Composer
    Davide Maresca
  • Sound Design
    Davide Maresca