OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - November
FRA, 17:12, Narrative
Overtaken by his childhood memories, a teenager finds out the emotional gap that séparâtes him from his mother, who has never showed any sign of affection towards him. Closer to his father, he fears his own mother, who for him is responsible for the stormy climate present in the family. Step by step, he will realize that his parents are not quite those he has imagined.
TWN, 25:58, Narrative
Shizuko was a cocooned home-stayer. She’d been blaming herself deeply for someone. Xian-Xian always didn’t reveal her true emotions, and she seemed to have no real friend. Jie, a lonely swordsman in the online game yet a loser in real life. Internet was his only refuge. Due to an anime figure, The three seemingly irrelevant became to find something related…
IND, 13:10, Narrative
An older lady's first job interview and what happens thereafter.
GEO, 12:40, Narrative
After apocalyptic information leaks about the sun going out, meaning the earth will get dark in eight minutes, forever, chaos covers the whole world except for Gia - a single man under sixty with a boring, poor life. In this crazy moment he calls his son to ask how is he handling this situation, despite having a rare and cold relationship with him for a long while. But during the phone call Gia finds his son is in north pole for an expedition with his fiancée, and not aware of the coming total black out. Father hesitates to tell his son how the world is about to end and hangs up the phone. But he can’t just sit and do nothing about it. After a moment he gets hit by an idea. Obsessed with clearly something more than just a call to his son again to inform him about the real apocalypse.