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Shorts 4: Fateful Intersections

February 11 @ 2:00 pm

Shorts 4: Fateful Intersections: Dramatic Shorts

Stories about a seemingly random encounter that changes everything. Featuring atmosphere galore, this is a true director’s showcase. 83 min. Contains sex and violence.

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Pluck

Mavi Phillips

USA, 17 min

A surrealist psychological adventure, ‘Pluck’ tells the story of a twenty-something English woman who’s traveling alone through Europe on a journey of self-discovery, searching for answers through sexuality and spirituality. While in the Italian countryside, staying in a castle, now a hotel, she’s drawn to a young escort of an older woman. We follow her as she spends the day exploring the village and herself.

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Road

Bartosz Nowacki

Poland, 23 min

During a long ride a woman picks up a hitchhiker. From the very beginning the man does not come across as trustworthy and the woman, anxious and feeling the growing threat, decides to pick up one more person. In the confined space of the car the three strangers begin a tense game. The characters hide some secrets that, revealed in small steps, will lead to tragic events.

 

 

 

 

Whoever Was Using This Bed

Andrew Kotatko

Australia, 20 min

A married couple is woken in the dead of night by a mysterious phone call. Unable to sleep, they are drawn into an unsettling examination of their fears and desires. Based on a story by Raymond Carver (Birdman), WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED is a multi-award-winning short psychological drama starring Jean-Marc Barr (The Big Blue), Radha Mitchell (Man on Fire) and Jane Birkin (Blow Up).

 

 

 

 

The Smoke

Ivan Plechev

Russia, 23 min

A nuanced crime drama about a policeman father and his hash-dealing teenaged son. Each is keeping secrets from the other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Roxie Theater
3117 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103