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MALVA

SHORT FILM

Synopsis
A jittery female student of geology, arrives at a desolate island in Estonia, to work on her research - the impact of celestial bodies landing within the archipelago. She discovers an older man who lives like a hermit close to one of the geological sites. Getting acquainted with each other, the two feel a strong mutual attraction and can’t help but fall in love. But a delicate secret from their hidden past threatens their newfound bliss. Can they prevent an emotional breakdown?

Quote:
"He climbed out from the cave and walked back home and sat down. He is okay now, playing chess against himself. Does he recognise me?"

Screenplay: Fedor Sendak

Idea/Story: Fedor Sendak with Luuk van Huët

Duration: 25/50 minutes

Photo/video credits:
Front video "RECOVERY" by Manami Maxted on Vimeo 

Background video: "Finland - a calm early summer morning" by coacheedee on YouTube

The audiovisual material on this page is coming from independent productions by other filmmakers. The videos are merely shown for inspirational purposes.