A search for the right words, an old man’s stoic struggle for survival, musical rivalries and clumsy male bonding galore in our second International Programme.
Advisory Cert 15
Sunday 2nd December at 4.00pm
NIAMOS sc.1 (Nia Cultural Centre)
Dir / Wri: Guy Mansfield, Prod: Annie Parnell, Wri: Timothy Daly.
Australia, 2018, 14 min 48 sec, Cert 15
A suburban piano teacher gives his annoying pupil a lesson that won’t be forgotten….
A BOTTLE OF LOVE
Dir / Wri: Koh Lak Jung, Prod: Jung Soo Jin.
South Korea, 2018, 19 min 48 sec. Cert PG
Mr. Choi, an elderly man, barely makes ends meet by collecting and selling recycled paper and empty bottles. One day, however, he sees a gleam of hope…
Greater Manchester Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Bob Findlay, Prod: Amanda Richards.
Canada, 2017, 14 min 35 sec, Cert 15
THE KHOOMEI ARTIST
Dir / Prod: Ran Ao
China, 2017, 15 min 51 sec, Cert 12
A self-described master throat singer demonstrates his skill to a special guest in a Mongolian yurt. To his surprise, he discovers that the guest is an old friend and rival.
NO PROBLEM [KEIN PROBLEM]
Dir / Wri: Magnus Millang, Prod: Mettelise Hansen, Wri: Mads Rosenkrantz Grage.
Denmark, 2017, 19 min 08 sec, Cert 15
Copenhagen, late 1990s. When the lead singer of Denmark’s second-best cover band calls in sick, the band’s two insecure backup singers start backstabbing each other over the role of lead singer for the night.
SJAAK’S WIFE DIED, SO NOW HE NEEDS TO SAY SOMETHING
Dir: Eva M. C. Zanen, Prod: Oak Motion Pictures, Wri: Medi Broekman
Netherlands, 2017, 11 min, Cert 12
76 year old Sjaak has to write theeulogy for his recently deceased wife – but he can’t get past the opening words.
TRT: 94 min 39 sec