Shorts Live-Action Competition 4

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Screenings

Hall 2 Kino Artis
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Q&A duration
Screening duration
Trailer

Films

World premiere

Tuulikki

Local title
Tuulikki
Original title
Tulikki
Director
Teemu Nikki
Country
Finland
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Tuulikki has a problem. She is in the throes of young love, and the world outside her window is vibrant and inviting. But her mother disagrees, not wanting to let Tuulikki out of her sight. Tuulikki fights back, but nothing seems to be making a difference. Finally, the mother-daughter relationship escalates when the circumstances prove too much for both of them.

Director
Teemu Nikki
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Cruel Tale of Bordeaux

Local title
Õel lugu Bordeaux'st
Original title
Conte Cruel de Bordeaux
Director
Claire Maugendre
Country
France
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

A white girl meets a black boy. As they fall in love, the boy asks her to make a promise.

Director
Claire Maugendre
Runtime

International premiere

Conversation

Local title
Vestlus
Original title
Conversation
Director
Manuela Lazić
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

In the North London neighbourhood of Crouch End, Marguerite and Joseph bury their mutual attraction beneath friendly conversations and pleasant walks. Finally determined to have their love exist out in the open no matter the consequences, Marguerite decides to take a dramatic step out of her bittersweet misery.

Director
Manuela Lazić
Runtime
Trailer

International premiere

Teatralna station

Local title
Teatralna peatus
Original title
Teatralna
Director
Alina Panasenko
Country
Ukraine
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Tymofii is a little pickpocket. He lives his normal life until he suddenly falls in love with the next on the lady station officer at the Teatralna station.

Director
Alina Panasenko
Runtime

European premiere

Ursula

Local title
Ursula
Original title
Ursula
Director
Hannah Heller
Country
USA
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

The film takes place in a near future, hand-me-down world in which water is scarce and anxiety is high. Set amidst an extreme water crisis, two misfits, Ursula and Stuart (Martin Starr), meet at a country music show. Their attraction and curiosity propels them into an experiment in optimism: a date.

Director
Hannah Heller
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Dear Passengers

Local title
Kallid reisijad
Original title
Dear Passengers
Director
Madli Lääne
Country
Estonia
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

A lonely traveler embarks on a journey to find relief for a hidden yearning. Her restless longing spreads around and forces fellow passengers to face their own desires and disappointments.

Director
Madli Lääne
Runtime