Feelings of grief bubble up when Mikey celebrates his soccer game win without his Mother there with him. Mikey's Father, who knows what's up, has a trick up his sleeve to help Mikey process his mourning. However, the trick works better than expected and leads Mikey's father to question if there is more to the trick than just pretend.
Awards & recognition:
LA Shorts International Film Festival (Academy Award qualifying) - Official selection 2018
Bermuda International Film Festival (Academy Award qualifying) - Official selection 2018
1.4 Awards - Directorial nomination 2018
One Screen Film Festival 2017 - New female director finalist 2017
Short + Sweet International Film Festival Auckland - “Best short film” and “Best cinematography” WINNER 2018!
Auckland International Film Festival - “Best actor under 18” WINNER 2018!
Film Shortage - Official selection and online premiere June 2018
Producer: Bertrand Remaut / Melopy Films
Writer / Director - Vanessa Vandy
Cinematographers - Jasper Johnston & Vanessa Vandy
1st AD - Lola Bernard
Colorist - Matic Prusnik
Sound - Luis Shamir Rodriguez
Key Grip / Gaffer - Bryce Tobin
Best Boy - Marama Galuenga
Music - Ian Post
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