Shortlist: Whispers of Gasoline

Available online from 21. July 20:15h

Droves of soft cats you can snuggle up with on the couch, bugs that you want to get rid of, untamed, mythical creatures, and crows that are being dissected and stuffed: With this shortlist, Sehsüchte brings a range of different animals into the cinema.

Mmm…Cat

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | English
Mmm...Cat

A young woman is talking on the phone, when a puss in boots knocks on her door, dismantling the world as she knew it. A cat-tastic trip begins!

A young woman is talking on the phone, when a puss in boots knocks on her door, dismantling the world as she knew it. A cat-tastic trip begins!

Director:
Yongxin Wang
Music:
Simon Backes
Sound designer:
Lambert Regel
Sound mixer:
Kuan-chen Chen
Voice:
Frederik Costea, Tina Schorcht

Pilar

Netherlands, Belgium | 2020 | Animated Film | 9 Min. | Without Dialogue
Pilar

Movie-turned paintings capture the dystopian world of two people. They are the only ones living in a ghost town, whose makeshift traps are the only thing that protects them from the wild creatures coming from the thicket around. An almost deadly encounter with one of the animals however reveals mystical powers.

Movie-turned paintings capture the dystopian world of two people. They are the only ones living in a ghost town, whose makeshift traps are the only thing that protects them from the wild creatures coming from the thicket around. An almost deadly encounter with one of the animals however reveals mystical powers.

Directors:
Yngwy Boley, Janis Joy Epping, Diana Van Houten
Producers:
Arnoud Rijken, Michiel Snijders
Sound designer:
Alex Debicki

Nategh / Talker

Iran | 2020 | Short Film | 13 Min. | Without Dialogue
Nategh

For many years, the old lady has been taking care of her sick husband and their goat. Far away from any village, the couple lives a secluded life in their house – until their silent rituals all change in one fell swoop.

For many years, the old lady has been taking care of her sick husband and their goat. Far away from any village, the couple lives a secluded life in their house – until their silent rituals all change in one fell swoop.

Director:
Mehrshad Ranjbar
Producers:
Reza Fathollah PourReza, Mojgan Rayegan
Camera:
Hashem Moradi
Cast:
Abbas Jalal-lou, Maryam Noorafkan
Cinematographer:
Hashem Moradi
Editing:
Sadegh Rezania
Sound designer:
Mohammad Mehdi Javaherizadeh

Cucaracha / Roach

Argentina | 2020 | Animated Film | 13 Min. | Spanish (English Subtitles)
Cucaracha

Gregorio lives a rather dreary life. After work in the factory, only his TV awaits him at home. One day he starts taking care of a little cockroach. But after a while, the beetle starts taking over Gregorio’s everyday life.

Gregorio lives a rather dreary life. After work in the factory, only his TV awaits him at home. One day he starts taking care of a little cockroach. But after a while, the beetle starts taking over Gregorio’s everyday life.

Director:
Agustín Touriño
Screenplay:
Touriño Agustín, Ayala Lucarelli Exequiel, Deon Matías
Animation:
Touriño Agustín, Marín Daniel
Cinematographer:
Ayala Lucarelli Exequiel
Editing:
Touriño Agustín, Ayala Lucarelli Exequiel, Deon Matías
Music:
Yaya Aguilar Ana, Díaz Mariela
Sound designer:
Ayala Lucarelli Exequiel, Deon Matías
Art director:
Touriño Agustín

Have a Nice Dog!

Germany, Syria | 2020 | Animated Film | 13 Min. | Arabic (English Subtitles)
Have a Nice Dog!

Held captive in Damascus, surrounded by war, a lonely man waits for his chance to leave the country. His isolation causes him to lose himself more and more in escape fantasies and monologues. Only his dog Baroud is there to respond with silence.

Held captive in Damascus, surrounded by war, a lonely man waits for his chance to leave the country. His isolation causes him to lose himself more and more in escape fantasies and monologues. Only his dog Baroud is there to respond with silence.

Director:
Jalal Maghout
Animation:
Jalal Maghout
Music:
Dascha Dauenhauer
Sound designer:
Oscar Zöllner
Sound mixer:
Nicolas Voss

Takamaan Tapauksia / Tales of the Outback

Finland | 2021 | Animated Film | 13 Min. | Finnish (English Subtitles)
Takamaan Tapauksia

Three mystic figures rise from a little room in a sleepy little cabin, taking us to a lake scenery with red skies and traditional fairy tales. “Takamaan Tapauksia”, that’s hazy images of nature, mesmerizing narrators and Finnish mythical creatures.

Three mystic figures rise from a little room in a sleepy little cabin, taking us to a lake scenery with red skies and traditional fairy tales. “Takamaan Tapauksia”, that’s hazy images of nature, mesmerizing narrators and Finnish mythical creatures.

Directors:
Lauri Ketonen, KOnsta Verta
Editing:
Jasmiin Hämäläinen
Sound designer:
Konsta Verta

Kuoriutua, kukoistaa, kuolla / To Feather, to Wither

Hungary | 2020 | Documentary Short | 20 Min. | Hungarian (English Subtitles)
Kuoriutua, kukoistaa, kuolla

One species especially fascinates this young taxidermist: Crows. With devotion, she breathes new life into these mythical creatures that seem to be from the world between life and death. A vibrant film in black and white on physicality, craft and aesthetics.

One species especially fascinates this young taxidermist: Crows. With devotion, she breathes new life into these mythical creatures that seem to be from the world between life and death. A vibrant film in black and white on physicality, craft and aesthetics.

Director:
Hanna Hovitie
Producers:
Patricia D’Intino, Daniel Donato, Hanna Hovitie
Screenplay:
Hanna Hovitie
Cinematographer:
Daniel Donato
Editing:
Hanna Hovitie
Music:
Bence Kovács-Vajda
Sound designer:
Bence Kovács-Vajda
Contact us

50th International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
GERMANY

  +49 (0)331 6202 780

 

Wir benutzen Cookies um die Nutzerfreundlichkeit der Webseite zu verbessen. Durch Deinen Besuch stimmst Du dem zu.