Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action 4

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

Screenings

Hall 2 Kino Artis
Screening071602 / Shorts New Talents võistlusprogramm: lühifilm 4
Q&A duration
Screening duration

Films

World premiere

Child's Play

Local title
Lapsemäng
Original title
Lapsemäng
Director
Silver Õun
Country
Estonia
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

When dads leave their 6-year old sons unattended outside to chop the wood, an accident happens that no parents want to see. A finger is missing. But whose fault was it actually, nobody seems to know. As also the finger's location.

Director
Silver Õun
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Unterrotenstein

Local title
Unterrotenstein
Original title
Unterrotenstein
Director
Sophia Schiller
Country
Germany
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

Nine-year-old Moni experiences the hard and rough dynamics of a group of adolescents and the painful process of growing up, while the adult dramas in the family play out in the background. On weekends, a young family's farmhouse becomes the meeting place of a circle of friends. Moni, as the youngest of the group, is at the bottom of the sociodynamic food chain. A film about the painful beauty of growing up.

Director
Sophia Schiller
Runtime
Trailer

International premiere

God Child

Local title
Jumalik laps
Original title
God Child
Director
Daniel Dahan
Country
Israel
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

In a neglected house, a boy whose mother is coping with mental illness demands a cure from God. But the depression has its own divine source, and the boy struggles to keep his balance and his faith as begins the painful process of growing up.

Director
Daniel Dahan
Runtime
Trailer

European premiere

Carrion

Local title
Raibe
Original title
Carrion
Director
Yvonne Zhang
Country
USA
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

In an isolated desert motel, a young girl digs up a rotting carcass — and later that night, something long-buried is unearthed in her mother.

Director
Yvonne Zhang
Runtime