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    The Womb

    Directed by Orkhan Aghazadeh
    Portugal | 17 minutes | World Premiere |

When her mother dies, Diana escapes to a place of grieving in the Portuguese countryside called "The Womb." Here, patients meditate in an unusual birthing sac. Diana is contacted by family but insists on grieving alone. She eventually meets an older woman who helps her confront the mixed feelings of losing a mother.

In competition for Best International Short.

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Director: Orkhan Aghazadeh
Producers: Anastasia Raykova, David Royzengurt
Screenwriter: Nuri Tal
Cinematographers: Cem Demirer
Editor: Iacopo Calabrese
Cast: Sylvie Granotier, Anastasia Everall, Olga Kabo
Country: Portugal
Language: in English/Russian and Portuguese with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 17 minutes
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Primary Company: White Sea Films
Contact Email: text@whiteseafilms.com
Website: https://www.whiteseafilms.com/thewomb

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2021 ShortFest Archive