Carolina Hellsgård, Germany, 2009.
Directed by: Carolina Hellsgård
Script: Carolina Hellsgård
Producer: Florian Gerstenberg, Manuel Kinzer
Production company: FILMGESTALTEN - Stuck, Kinzer & Gerstenberg GbR
Cinematography: Manuel Kinzer
Editing: Carolina Hellsgård
Music: Steffen Scholz, Eugen Dietrich, Thomas Friese
Cast: Dennis Seiler, Robin Längert, Rafael Hilpert, Detlef Kirchhoff, Harald Grundschok
Running time: 18'
The neglected siblings Roland and Paul watch the deportation of their immigrant neighbours. After that the police has left, they decide to enter the abandoned apartment. Inside they discover another world; exotic food, music, clothes and make-up, belonging to the deported family. For a moment they have the chance to immerse themselves in a world of games and play - however when their father discovers them, they are quickly brought back to reality.
Rio de Janeiro Short Film Festival – Honourable Mention
Festival Internacional de cine Cinema Jove – Jury Special Price Award
Carolina Hellsgård is writer, director and editor. Born in 1977 in Stockholm, Sweden, lives and works in Berlin. Studied at University of Stockholm, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles (Film Directing Program) and Berlin University of Arts (UdK, Berlin, Master of Fine Arts). 'Hidden' is her first short film, 'Hunger' second.
Location and screening schedule:
Tuškanac cinema, Wednesday, October 20th at 10.30
Europa cinema, Wednesday, October 20th at 19.30