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MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - Results

 

THE VICKERS RESULTS:

BEST FILM = votes

DO NO HARM = 13

BEHIND = 1

FICKLE BICKLE = 5

HOPE DIES LAST = 7

PERFECT DAY  = 12

JUST GO!  = 22 - Second Place

MARE NOSTRUM = 19 - Third Place

VIOLA, FRANCA  = 27 - First Place

IN A NUTSHELL = 4

8 MINUTES = 15

 

BEST ACTOR = votes

Marsha Yuan = 17  (DO NO HARM)

Macarena Gomez = 6  (BEHIND)

Tarek Slater = 23  (HOPE DIES LAST)

Aleksandrs Ronis = 37  (JUST GO!) - Winner

Claudia Gusmano = 21  (VIOLA, FRANCA)

Slava Natenadze   = 2  (8 MINUTES)

 

THE GLOBAL RESULTS:

 

BEST FILM

 

8 MINUTES - Gold Medal Winner

 

VIOLA, FRANCA - Silver Medal Winner

 

MARE NOSTRUM - Bronze Medal Winner

 

 

BEST ACTOR

 

Aleksandrs Ronis = 37  (JUST GO!) - Winner

 

Gold Medal Winner 2017
Silver Medal Winner 2017
Bronze Medal Winner 2017
Best Actor Winner 2017
  

The 10 Finalists:


Do No Harm 
(New Zealand), 12min

Directed by: Rosanne Liang 

Synopsis: 3am. Hongjing, China. 1980s. A single-minded surgeon is forced to break her physician's oath when violent gangsters storm into a hospital to stop a crucial operation.

 

Behind (Spain),  15min

Directed by: Ángel Gómez Hernández

Synopsis: A divorced mother is obsessed with the idea that her ex-husband is plotting to take her baby away from her.

 

Fickle Bickle (USA),  11min  

Directed by: Stephen Ward

Synopsis: Left alone in a magnificent mansion after the forgetful owner goes on vacation, a plumber contacts his high school crush, knowing she's always been a "gold-digger."

 

 Hope Dies Last (United Kingdom),   8min

Directed by: Ben Price

Synopsis: During World War II, a prisoner working as a barber for the Nazis fears every haircut may be his last.

 

The Perfect Day (Spain),  11min

Directed by: Ignacio Redondo

Synopsis: With a $10 million business deal set to close and a date with beautiful girl, David figures today will be the best day of his life. Not quite.

 

Just Go! (Latvia),  11min

Directed by: Pavel Gumennikov

Synopsis: A young man who lost both his legs in a childhood accident comes to the rescue of the girl he loves when she is victimized by villains.

 

Mare Nostrum (Syria),  13min 

Directed by: Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf

Synopsis: On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father's decision to give his daughter a better life puts her in danger of losing it.

 

Viola, Franca (Italy),  15min   

Directed by: Marta Savina    

Synopsis: Sicily, 1965. Franca is being forced to marry her rapist to avoid becoming a pariah in her traditionalist community but she rebels against the established custom.

 

In a Nutshell(Netherlands),   5min 

Directed by: Fabio Friedli     

Synopsis: Love, war and the myriad states of humanity and the world condensed into a visual summation that's a treat for the eyes.

 

8 Minutes (Georgia),    13min 

Directed by: Giorgi Gogichaishvili & Davit Abramishvili     

Synopsis: With the end of the world fast approaching, an aging magician realizes one last feat of magic is required of him.

                                                

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