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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2008 - 18.26 July

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In an Eastern landscape, a little girl tries to stop her grandma from dieing, but fails. The grandma tells her about the meaning of death, and then passes away.

Category Official Competition
Section First Screens
Tipology Animation, Short Film

Estrella tells us some episodes of her coloured and funny family, but above all presents us her father, a quiet man.

Category Official Competition
Section Troubled Gaze
Tipology Short Film

A boy is trying to celebrate his birthday, but not even his mum shows up. He wants to find a way out of the loneliness. Many floors below lives a lonely girl. Something unexpected...

Category Official Competition
Section First Screens
Tipology Animation, Short Film

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Ji-young, a deaf girl, sometimes imagines the last sounds that she could remember. While working hard at a key repair shop, she comes upon the chance to retrieve her hearing in...

Category Official Competition
Section Troubled Gaze
Tipology Short Film

Somewhere in the wilds, there is a tower sheltering an aging Jester`s solitude. There, the sullen weirdo feeds on dreams about his own greatness. Yet life in the world of...

Category Out of competition
Section Myths in Short - Y Gen Lab Project
Tipology Animation, Short Film

Seventeen-year-old August feels he has to change his looks in order to fit in, ultimately deciding to undergo surgery to change his face and become the "perfect image" of a...

Category Official Competition
Section Y Gen
Tipology Short Film

Lyla Novacek, a brilliant young cellist, after a party in New Yorks Washington Square, spends a wonderful night with Louis, a guitar player. After that night Lyla will never meet...

Category Out of competition
Section Reload
Tipology Feature Film

Animation and music take us into a pristine valley, all grasslands and woods, populated by a variety of unknown species: babau, hosode, zaki, baku, yama – fantastic creatures in...

Category Official Competition
Section First Screens
Tipology Animation, Short Film

Palermo in the Seventies. Francesco is eight years old and he is the twelfth of thirteen brothers. When his mother dies of a cancer, his life radically changes.

Category Official Competition
Section Troubled Gaze
Tipology Short Film

A Beverly Hills female Chihuahua, named Chloe, gets lost in the cruel Mexican streets where she willl never find a beauty center or a deluxe boutique. Alone for the first time in...

Category Out of competition
Section Preview
Tipology Trailer