2019 GROSSMANN MELIES SELECTION

15. July 2019 By: Gianluca Guerra

Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival Méliès 2019 selection

2019 GROSSMANN MELIES SELECTION

15th Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival

Méliès 2019 Selection for the Best European Fantastic Short Film Competition

 

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Rusija / Russia; 2019; 4 min; v ruščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Russian language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Alexandra Lupashko
Igrajo / Cast: Eugeniy  Kulik, Vadim Medvedev, Vladimir Gorislavec 
Producenta / Produced by: Eugeniy  Kulik , Alexander Naumov
Žanr / Genre: komedija, znanstvena fantastika / comedy, science fiction

Prihodnost je tukaj. Ampak nekateri bi raje ostali v preteklosti.

The future has come. But some would like to stay in the past.

 

LOVEC  NA DEŽ / RAIN CATCHER
Velika Britanija / UK; 2018; 16 min; v angleščini s slovenskimi podnapisi / English language with Slovenian subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Michele Fiascaris
Igrajo / Cast: Dudley O'Shaughnessy, Jo Hartley, Marcus Taylor
Producent / Produced by: Filippo Polesel
Produkcija / Production Company: Yellow Pill
Žanr / Genre: noir, triler / noir, thriller

Mladi fotograf opazi, da se na vseh njegovih fotografijah pojavi zlovešč in skrivnosten moški. Kdo je ta človek? In kaj hoče od njega? Pot razvozlanja te skrivnosti bo fotografa pripeljala do odkritja, ki bo za vedno spremenilo njegov svet.

Young photographer notices a sinister and mysterious man appearing in all his photographs. Who is this man? And what does he want from him? The journey to uncover this mystery will lead the photographer to a discovery which will overturn his reality forever.

Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/311461000

 

SPOPRIJATELJEVANJE / MAKING FRIENDS
Velika Britanija / UK; 2018; 10 min; ; v angleščini s slovenskimi podnapisi / English language with Slovenian subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Chris Vincze
Igrajo / Cast: Mark Davison, Lucy Roslyn, Rick Warden, Lucy Barker
Producenti / Produced by: Chris Vincze, Mark Davison, Naomi Ayres, Ben Rogers
Produkcija / Production Company: Square Cherry Productions
Žanr / Genre: komedija, grozljivka / comedy, horror

Mo Patterson se izogiba stiku z zunanjim svetom. Vabilo na šolsko obletnico mu da priložnost, da se ponovno poveže s simpatijo iz otroštva. Vendar pa vse ni, kot je videti, in njegovo iskanje prijateljstva zavije na čudno pot.

Mo Patterson tries to avoid contact with the outside world. An invitation to his old school reunion brings the opportunity to reconnect with his old childhood sweetheart, but all is not as it seems as his quest for friendship takes a dark turn.

 

ATOMSKI ED / ATOMIC ED
Francija / France; 2018; 20 min; v francoščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / French language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Nicolas Hugon
Igrajo / Cast: Oscar Lesage, Audran Cattin, Daniela Oro, Pierre Derenne, Yoann Audoin
Producent / Produced by: Mathieu Lesueur
Produkcija / Production Company: La Casquette Productions
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka, komedija / horror, comedy

Introvertirani Ed je priljubljena tarča vodje motoristične tolpe Marka. Ko ga tolpa napade, je Ed prisiljen postati, kar si je od nekdaj želel biti.

Ed, an introverted and passionate DIY man, is  the favorite victim of Mark, the neighborhood motorcycle gang leader. When the gang lash out on Ed, he has no choice but to become the one he has always dreamed of being. 

Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/288145950


ZGODBA ZA LAHKO NOČ / BEDTIME STORY / EL CUENTO
Španija / Spain; 2019; 10 min; v španščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Spanish language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres
Igrajo / Cast: Nerea Barros, Ismael Palacios, Alberto Sánchez, Miguel Galbín
Producenti / Produced by: Emilio Aragón, Chelo Loureiro, Itziar Puga, Amaro González, Paco Rodríguez
Produkcija / Production Companies: Caribe Estudio, El Ruso de Rocky
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka / horror

Čarovnica, ki opazuje iz stanovanja preko ulice in zgodba, ki je noben otrok ne bi smel slišati…

A witch that is observing from the apartment across the street and a story no child should ever hear...

Trailer: 
https://vimeo.com/306844182


ABYSSUS
Finska / Finland; 2018; 9 min; brez dialogov / no dialogue

Režija / Directed by: Kim Westerlund
Igrata / Cast: Sampo Sarkola, Elias Erävalo
Producent / Produced by: Emil Jokipalo
Produkcija / Production Company: Arcada University of Applied Sciences 
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka / horror

Moški pride k zavesti, medtem ko ga živega pokopavajo. V paniki se poskuša prebiti iz zaboja, v katerem se je znašel, vendar brez uspeha. Opremljen le z vžigalnikom se vda obupu, dokler se ne približa nenavaden zvok – in z njim resnični strah.

A man regains consciousness as he is being buried alive. Overwhelmed by panic he tries to force his way out of the box he finds himself in, without success. Equipped with nothing but a single lighter he wallows in hopelessness until strange sounds approaches, and with it, true fear.

Trailer:
https://youtu.be/U1SBXYsp0ng


METOD
Slovenija / Slovenia; 2017; 5 min; brez dialogov / no dialogue

Režija / Directed by: Tomaž Gorkič
Igra / Cast: Luka Cimprič
Producentka / Produced by: Viva Videnovič
Produkcija / Production Company: 666 Productions, Strup produkcija
Žanr / Genre: triler, grozljivka / thriller, horror

Gost / Guest: Tomaž Gorkič

Po zdravljenju v ustanovi se Metod Trobec vrne domov in začne s smrtonosnim pohodom, v katerem bo zlorabljal, davil, ubijal in zažigal naključne ženske žrtve v lončeni peči. Rojen je prvi serijski morilec v Jugoslaviji.
After treatment in the asylum Metod Trobec returns home. Now he will begin a murderous hike in which he will abuse, strangle, kill and burn random women victims in a tiled stove. First serial killer in Yugoslavia is born. 


LIMBO
Španija / Spain; 2018; 15 min; v španščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Spanish language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Daniel Viqueira
Igrajo / Cast: Xose Eirin, Paula Morado, Rita Aneiros
Producent / Produced by: Daniel Viqueira
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka / horror

Ko se Xose ne uspe prilagoditi svojemu novemu življenju, ga potegne v vrtinec samouničenja.

When Xose doesn´t manage to adapt to his new life, he gets pulled into a self destructive spiral.

Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/292687651

 

Z FEST
Španija / Spain; 2017; 16 min; v španščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Spanish language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: David Cordero
Igrajo / Cast: Federico Aguado, Leonor Martín, Marisa Lahoz, Paco Obregón
Producent / Produced by: Juan Miguel Hernández
Produkcija / Production Companies: doSIguALes Producciones, Carpe Diem Pro
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka, komedija / horror, comedy

Ne zavedajoč se zombijev, ki divjajo zunaj njunega šotora, se Pablo spopada s strahotnim mačkom, Ruth pa čuva skrivnost.

Unaware of the zombie mayhem unleashed outside their tent, Pablo has a massive hangover and Ruth keeps a secret.


Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAXCGUjjz5o

 

IN TAKO JE ODPRL OČI / AND SO HE OPENS HIS EYES
Rusija / Russia; 2019; 12 min; v ruščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Russian language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Sergey Vasiliev
Igrajo / Cast: Igor Kistol, Alexander Lobanov, Eliza Martirosova, Anton Mikhaylov
Producentka / Produced by: Valeria Makarova
Žanr / Genre: komedija, grozljivka / comedy, horror

Majhni prevarant se mora zagovarjati na poslednji sodbi. Sodnik je mož, ki ga še predobro pozna. 
A small swindler finds himself in the afterlife court as a defendant. The judge is a man who remembers him all too well.

 

AVARYA
Turčija / Turkey; 2019; 20 min; v turščini z angleškimi podnapisi / Turkish language with English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Gökalp Gönen
Glasovi / Cast: Sermet Yeşil, Damla Çay
Producent / Produced by: Gökalp Gönen
Žanr / Genre: znanstvena fantastika, animacija / science fiction, animation

Človek se znajde ujet v lastni vesoljski ladji, s katero išče nov naseljiv planet, saj robotski nadzornik označi vsakega od kandidatov za neprimernega. Kljub vsemu mu uspe najti izhod, a to bo samo razkrilo mračno skrivnost.

Embarked on a spaceship in the hope of finding a new habitable planet, the human is trapped in his own ship after the robot overseer finds every single candidate planet unsuitable. Eventually the human finds a way out, but that will only reveal a dark secret.
Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/329091593

 

LE MAJHEN KOŠČEK / A LITTLE TASTE
Španija / Spain; 2019; 5 min; v španščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / Spanish language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: Victor Català
Igrajo / Cast: Ayla López, Miko Jarry, Zoe Arnao
Producentka / Produced by: Sandra López
Produkcija / Production Company: Fosca Films, Robotik Studio
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka / horror

Majhna deklica beži skozi gozd, kot da bi jo nekdo preganjal. Ko pride do jase, tam najde drugo deklico, ki je sama na gugalnici…

A little girl runs through the forest as if something or someone were stalking her. When she reaches a small clearing, she finds another girl playing alone on a swing...

 

MRTVE ŽIVALI / DEAD ANIMALS / TOTE TIERE
Švica / Switzerland; 2018; 10 min; v nemščini s slovenskimi in angleškimi podnapisi / German language with Slovenian and English subtitles

Režija / Directed by: David Oesch, Remo Rickenbacher
Igrajo / Cast: Matto Kämpf, Nolundi Tschudi, Markus Schrag
Producentka / Produced by: Alina Benz
Produkcija / Production Company: Das alte Lager
Žanr / Genre: fantastika, komedija / fantastic, comedy

Možak s težkim srcem prinese svojo mrtvo mačko na odpad. Ko mu skrivnostna nagačevalka da vizitko, se odloči izvedeti, ali je smrt ljubljenčka morda lahko šele začetek.

With a heavy heart a man brings his dead cat to the animal carcass disposal. When a mysterious taxidermist gives him her business card he is intrigued to find out if the death of his pet might be just the beginning.

 

TRETJA ROKA / THE THIRD HAND
Velika Britanija / UK; 2018; 10 min; brez dialogov / no dialogue

Režija / Directed by: Yoni Weisberg
Igra / Cast: Tom Bonington
Producentka / Produced by: Margot Douglas
Produkcija / Production Company: Mordecai Films
Žanr / Genre: grozljivka, znanstvena fantastika / horror, science fiction

Še ena noč v enoličnem življenju pisarniškega delavca. A ta noč je drugačna. Izpad elektrike sredi noči prebudi skrivnostno sobo. V njej bi se lahko skrivala pot do najdrznejših sanj ali pa najhujših nočnih mor.

Tonight feels like any other in the mundane life of this office worker. But tonight is different. A blackout deep in the night awakens a mysterious room. Inside could be the secret to his wildest dreams, or worst nightmares.

Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/310797416


UPI / HOPES
Španija / Spain; 2019; 10 min; brez dialogov / no dialogue

Režija / Directed by: Raúl Monge
Igrajo / Cast: Cora Monge, Alex Serna, Oswaldo Martín 
Producent / Produced by: Raúl Monge
Produkcija / Production Companies: Monge Productions, User t38
Žanr / Genre: znanstvena fantastika / science fiction

Film pripoveduje zgodbo dveh brezdomcev – majhne deklice in njenega spremljevalca, ki mu obraz zakriva kapuca. Njun odnos, ki temelji na posebni vrsti odvisnosti, je prikazan z otroške perspektive. Nevidna podreditev, ki odraža silo močnejšega.

Hopes tells the story of a pair of homeless people; a little girl and his hooded companion. Their relationship, based on a singular dependence, is shown from a child perspective. An invisible submission that reflects the power of the strongest.
Trailer:
https://vimeo.com/312496833

 

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