A Sad Beauty (2021)

  • Shorts, Animation
  • 1h 1m

Five stunning and beautifully illustrated short animations dealing with themes of sadness, sorrow and loss.

THE PASSERBY

(Dir: Pieter Coudyzer / Belgium / 2020)

On a summer day, the paths of two boys unexpectedly cross. In Dutch with English Subtitles.

TO THE DUSTY SEA

(Dir: Héloïse Ferlay / France / 2020)

Left alone in the deepest of the summer, Malo and Zoe are trying their best to catch their mother’s elusive eye. In French with English Subtitles.

SAD BEAUTY

(Dir: Arjan Brentjes / Netherlands / 2020)

In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations. In English.

MOTHER DIDN’T KNOW

(Dir: Anita Killi / Norway / 2020)

Deep down in an empty silo, an intense, but silent battle for a young person in distress plays out. In Norwegian with English Subtitles.

HIBISCUS SEASON

(Dir: Éléonore Goldberg / Canada / 2020)

The family of Rachel, an 8-year-old French girl, lives in Kinshasa in a house overlooking the Congo River. Following the usual routine (shopping, lunch, nap…) the city is subjected to violent looting by Zairean soldiers. In French with English Subtitles.

Package Age Recommendation: 15+

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