NRFF Amsterdam – Film of the Week
Sebastian, who can’t accept his son being in a coma, begins to see him at work during the night.
Director: Cyrus Neshvad
Production Company: Syneco
NRFF Category: International Shorts (up to 15 minutes)
Runtime: 15 minutes
ABOUT THE FILM
Sebastian’s son lies in a coma following a road accident. Guilty and grief-stricken, Sebastian refuses to agree to his ex-wife’s wishes and sign the papers that will allow their son to die peacefully.
During the night shift in the children’s psychiatric hospital where Sebastian works, a little girl is admitted on to the ward. Sebastian’s sanity begins to unravel, as a terrifying chain of events surrounding the girl brings him face to face with his son.
The film stars Hervé Sogne and Brigitte Urhausen. Cinematography is by Nikos Welter.
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HOW TO BECOME FILM OF THE WEEK
Film of the Week stands apart from the Official Selection process into the New Renaissance Film Festival. Being selected does not guarantee a place in the festival. However, from all the films of the week some will be chosen to be part of the festival, which will be held in Amsterdam (NL) on 29th October 2016. A prize will be given to the overall winner.
NRFF Amsterdam is now open for International, Dutch-Flemish and LGBT films and screenplays. Don’t miss our REGULAR deadline date: 31 July 2016.