These are the first selected shorts for the Short Films Official Selection of the Molins Film Festival 2018.
COLD FISH Country: New Zeland Running time: 11 min. Director: David Hay Writer: Emma Schranzn Cinematography: Timothy Flower Music: Tane Upjohn-Beatson Sound: Amy Barber Cast: Jeffrey Thomas, Oscar Cameron, Rosella Hart Production design: Bryce Holtshousen Producer: Amie Richardson An old man wants to commit suicide but a young boy stops him. Not because he wants to save him but because he wants him to do the deed.
BAGHEAD Country: UK Running time: 15 min. Director: Alberto Corredor Cinematography: John Wate Music: Hollie Buhagiar Visual Effects: Frank Rueter Make up: Alexandra Knights Costumes: Lottie Geliot Cast: Oliver Walker, Natalie Oliver, Julian Seager, Pat Boothman, Tama Phethean Production: Long Shot Media Kevin is haunted by grief and has questions that only the recently deceased can answer. His search takes him to the most unremarkable of locations, a grotty storage room at the back of a rundown pub.
DEJA VU Country: Canada (Quebec) Running time: 9 min. Director: Olivier Labonté Lemoyne Cinematography: Ménad Kesraoui Music: Copeland Adrian Sound: David Beaulieu Cast: Ariane Castellanos, Nico Racicot, Pierre-François Bouffard Producer: Carolyne Goyette Production Co.: Les Films 4C A young woman meets with her best friend in a local diner to tell him about the fantasy she recently accomplished. But when a mysterious man enters, she is struck by a feeling of deja vu. Everything around her starts to resemble a nightmare she has had.
PIGGY (Cerdita) Country: Spain Running time: 14 min. Director: Carlota Pereda Cinematography: Rita Noriega Editor: David Pelegrín Sound: Nacho Arenas Production: Luis Angel Ramírez, Mario Madueño Cast: Laura Galán, Elisabet Casanovas, Sara Barroso, Mireia Vilapuig, Alejandro Chaparro, Jorge Elorza Sara is a teenager with overweight problems who is bullied by the rest of girls who are spending their holiday at the village. Not even Claudia, her lifetime friend, is able to help her when they bully her and take her clothes from the swimming pool in front of a stranger. The long way home will determine the rest of her life.
THE GIRL IN THE SNOW Country: Switzerland Running time: 7 min. Director: Dennis Ledergerber Cinematography: André Guadagno FX: David Fritsche Make up: Madleina Von Reding Music: Michael Vesconi Production: Dennis Ledergerber, Manuel Schneider Cast: Jörg Reichlin, Sina Schwery A day in the life of an artist.
SPOILER Country: Rusia Running time: 5 min. Director: Evgeny Kolyadintsev Cinematography: Vladimir Kazakov FX: Digital Movie Production design: Alena Bezrukikh Production: Evgeny Kolyadintsev, Vladislav Severtsev Cast: Anna Vasileva, Valentina Viter, Yaroslav Gabrov A girl finds a strange sketchbook at her doorstep. Who has left it there and what for? And most importantly, what's hidden inside?
INSIDIA Country: Spain Running time: 18 min. Director: Paco Ruiz Screenwriter: Paco Ruiz, Oriol Perez Cinematography: Toni Vidal FX: Bernat Fontanals Maquillaje: Mario Campoy, Irene Rio Music: Daniel Díaz Production: Escac Films, Carlos Solano Cast: Albert Baró, Pau Poch, Toni Climent The Pyrenees, 1883. Silo and his brother Bruno are escaping from a crowd of villagers when they begin a trip through the mountains.
POST MORTEM MARY Country: Australia Running time: 10 min. Director: Joshua Long Cinematography: Ben Nott FX: Chad Atkinson, Benjamin Zaugg Maquillaje: Natalie Stanfield Music: Tim Schultz Production: Daniel Schultz Cast: Stella Charrington, Melanie Zanetti, Kathryn Marquet Mary and her mother run a post-mortem photography business in 1840's Australia.
LABORATORY CONDITIONS Country: USA Running time: 16 min. Director: Jocelyn Stamat Screenwriter: Terry Rossio Cinematography: Ben Kutchins FX: Efram Potelle Maquillaje: Kimberly Bragalone, Jerry Constantine. Mike Michaels Music: Andrew Kawczynski Production: Joe Russell Cast: Marisa Tomei, Minnie Driver, Paulo Costanzo A physician investigating a missing body disrupts an unlawful experiment.