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Elina Fessa / Short Narrative / Greece / 2017 / 12 min / Colour / DCP
In Greek / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Drama
International Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.

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Synopsis

A mother sobs in a taxi, holding her young son in her arms. Something terrible has happened – but what? Elsewhere, a university student argues with her roommate over rent, keeping her room and why she does not wish to move home from Athens. The universe works in strange ways, and these storylines move inexorably toward their intersection. Careful pacing and a cryptic structure give ‘Tracks’ a dreadful, almost panicked sense of foreboding as some unknown event approaches.

About the Directors

Born in Thessaloniki, Elina Fessa studied Fine Arts at Yale University and Film Directing at Columbia University. She won an award from the Directors Guild of America and is an alumna of both Berlinale Talents and Talents Sarajevo. ‘Hideaway’, her feature-length script, was selected for various writing labs, including the Berlinale Script Station.

Credits

Director
Elina Fessa
Screenwriter
Elina Fessa
Producer
Maria Hatzakou, Elina Fessa
Editor
Ioanna Pogiantzi
Music
Aldo Shllaku
Cinematographer
Thomas Varvias
Production Company
Haos Film
Cast
Elena Mavridou, Marios Kotetsis, Ariadni Kavalierou, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos

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