A small, plump man lives on the top floor of a skyscraper. During the day, he’s a garbage man, but, in the evening, he watches Tarzan-movies and dreams off in his lush roof jungle. One day, when he hears the aggressive rants of his neighbor, he looks for the Tarzan inside, to rescue his next door Jane.
Seven protagonists, stuck inside the box, are trapped in their clichés and their recurring daily routine. Their individuality is only an apparent one, because, far too easy, their autonomy can be taken away – even if they gamble with life. But show must go on and money is rolling in. Applause!
A fifty-year old chemist, Olivier, does everything in order to hide his baldness from his wife. Worried that she might not love him with his hairless head, he has created a skillful routine, to disguise it. But, one day, Olivier is forced to use an extreme solution that might affect the couple’s life.
My mum’s bonkers. Out of one eye, she cries Puccini, out of the other, she reprimands me. A melancholic poetry film, in black and white, with sand and silhouettes. About the loss of a mother and a flawed relationship between daughter and child. Inspired by Jeanne Goosen’s eponymous poem, recited by the well-known South-African actress Elize Cawood, to the aria “O mia babbino caro” [“Oh, my dear daddy”], from Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicci”, in a legendary performance by Maria Callas (1955).
My grandmother was convinced that the only animal that made the same mistake twice is the human being, and I was convinced that everything can be fixed with CTRL+Z. An essay short film about my very own Internet, a parallel world, where memory loss, errors, surveillance and addiction smear everything and everyone.
“Yellow” is a short animated film, telling metaphoric story of young opera singer Viola. Scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous, she hides herself in sad violet shadows. Will she find her way to happiness? “Yellow” is a metaphoric story of a young woman, who struggles between self-control and spontaneity, sorrow and joy, violet and yellow. Violet represents her effort and self-control. She is an opera singer and she loves music but, for the sake of her career, she sacrifices her desires, her joy and vital energy… Literally, she loses her breath.
A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box. One after the other, they try to trump each other’s sadistic fantasies and even a stranger’s suggestion to let the creature loose turns out to be a sick manipulation. But, as the macabre game unfolds and spirals out of control, both victim and tormentor suffer the same fate.