On a rainy night, the world of Naomi is shaken by the appearance of a young woman on the run. In present-day Melbourne, Naomi is awakened by a frantic young woman
On a rainy night, the world of Naomi is shaken by the appearance of a young woman on the run.
In present-day Melbourne, Naomi is awakened by a frantic young woman on the run who is dressed in concentration camp cloths. Naomi grapples with a situation that defies reality and as the night unfolds, she must decide how far she can go to protect her visitor from rapidly encroaching danger.
Part of the short film program “Aussie Shorts – Take 3″ on Sunday, 29 September 2019, at 4:00pm.
Director Justin Olstein received an AFI | AACTA Award nomination for Best Short Film for his short drama Adam’s Tallit. The film enjoyed an extensive life on the festival circuit, winning many accolades along the way. Justin conceived and co-directed the feature documentary Curtain Call, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival to critical acclaim and was broadcast on Australian TV. Justin was selected for the Screen Australia/Open Channel ‘Raw Nerve’ program, directing the short film Fun City – which premiered at the 66th Locarno Film Festival and was nominated for the best international short. He was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus and completed director’s attachments on the feature film Strangerland.
Cast: Felicity Soper, Kasia Kaczmarek
Festivals & Awards
Rhode Island International Film Festival
Hollyshorts Film Festival
Liverpool International Film Festival
Sao Paulo Film Festival
Jaipur International Film Festival
Short Film Days Schweinfurt
New York Shorts International Film Festival
New York Screenplay Contest – Best Short Screenplay Award
Global India International Film Festival – Best Sound Design
and many others