The new release of the collection of short films number 27, four completely different minifilms.
1. Lille Mand.
A young boy decides to write an article about the opposite sex for his homework assignment, entitled "The Way Girls Are".
Director: Esben Tønnesen.
Cast: Nikolaj Rasmussen, Malene Rasmussen, Lotte Bergstrøm, Beate Bille.
2. The Six Dollar Fifty Man.
It's hard to look after yourself in the playground when you're different. Set in 1970s New Zealand, The Six Dollar Fifty Man follows Andy, a gutsy eight year-old boy who lives in a make believe superhero world where his imagination allows him to perform extraordinary physical feats, to deal with playground bullies. But when Andy gets in trouble with the headmaster, he realises that to save himself & his only friend Mary, he must face up to the real world.
Directors: Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland.
Cast: Oscar Vandy-Connor, Celina Russo-Bewick, Nick Blake, Carmel McGlone, Thomas Kimber, Sam Ahie.
New Zealand; Sticky Pictures, 2009.
3. The 8-limbed Boy.
Ten year old Indian Boy , from Bihar, was suffering from Parasitic until his operation done in October, 2010 by six surgeons in Fortis Hospital. His parents and doctor who delivered him was astonished when they found that Deepak had 8 limbs. Immediately his parents brought him to city hospital but doctors couldn’t do anything because it might cost his life and suggested them to wait for few years till he became mature enough so that he could tolerate this long operation and made them aware that he mightn’t survive because case fatality rate is extremely high in Parasitic twin.
Local media gave him a name “The Eight-Limbed Boy” and his story grabbed enough attention. Some considered this innocent baby was possessed by demon and they stayed away from him. Even his school friends avoided him...
Director: Ashok Prasad.
Cast: Deepak Kumar Paswan, Indu Devi Paswan, Viresh Paswan, Dr Ramcharan Thiagarajan.
Fractured account of a boy who breaks free from his miserable life after meeting a mysterious girl who lives in the wall, all set to the entirety of Ravel's 'Bolero'.
Director: Dennis Brucks.
Cast: Christian Traeumer, Eva Marie Ford, Philip Marlatt, Terry Maratos, Lucy Rayner
|Anthology of short films. Part 27.