GIFF SHORTS SESSION 6

GIFF SHORTS SESSION 6

 

 

Drama | 1h 41m 

GIFF21 Official Selection | 5x Australian Premiere

Screening from 3-11 July 2021

This is a collection short films talking about life, death and how we deal with it.

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BROTHER TROLL

BROTHER TROLL

 

Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | 29m 59s  | Black Comedy | Australian Premiere | 2021 

Country: Faroe Islands |  Language: Faroese

Once upon a time in the Faroe Islands, two lone brothers struggle to save their fragile relationship after the sudden loss of their older brother.

MUNHASIR - UNIQUE

MUNHASIR (UNIQUE) 

 

Director: Yesim Tonbaz | 10m 13s | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020

Country: Turkey |  Language: Turkish

Fazilet remained all alone after the death of her young daughter who was ill for a long time. While trying to cope with the feeling of death, she will find herself in a difficult pursuit after finding a package left from her daughter. With each door she rings in order to obtain some info about it, the package will be more important for Fazilet.

ESSENCE

ESSENCE

 

Director: Baptiste Chabot  | 25m | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020 

Country: France |  Language: French

Denis has spent his life traveling by Vespa with his friends and the love of his life. When his wife dies, a bond breaks with his grandson Raphaël. Denis is now suffering from an incurable disease, he will reconnect with Raphaël around a final repair for a final trip.

RE-TRANSFORM

RE-TRANSFORM 

 

Director: Elİf Hamamci | 19m | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020 

Country: Turkey |  Language: Trurkish

As the gravedigger prepares for the next funeral, every time he digs a hole he wonders about his own death. Leyla has passed away that day and her family, gathered at the funeral, upset. In tears, Leyla's son, who is preparing to lower the body notices a white cloth inside the grave. When he tries to remove the cloth, he realizes it's a dress.

Lieve

LIEVE

 

Director: Vincent Groos | 17m 11s | Australian Premiere | Drama |  2019 

Country: Belgium |  Language: Dutch

Starting out as a home nurse, Lieve braves the windy weather on her moped to assist her elderly patients. She has a big heart and tries her hardest to fulfill the wishes of all her patients to the best of her abilities. The biggest challenge she now faces is learning to respect her own boundaries.