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The Silence of the Dying Fish

The Silence of the Dying Fish

A Short film by Vasilis Kekatos

Production year : 2018

Synopsis

Makis is a fish farm worker. On his way to work one morning, he is informed that he has died the day before. After failed attempts to prove that he is alive, he accepts his fate with indifference and he spends his last day trying to secure shelter and caretakers for his beloved canaries, up until the time of his funeral.

 

Actors (4)

Production and distribution (3)

Co-production :

Tripode Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Shortcuts

Foreign production company :

Blackbird Production

Photos (5)

Full credits (9)

Screenwriter :

Vasilis Kekatos

Co-producers :

Guillaume Dreyfus, Delphine Schmit

Sound Recordist :

Yannis Antypas

Editor :

Smaro Papaevagelou

Music Composer :

Kostas Tournas

Foreign producer :

Eleni Kossyfidou

Director of Photography :

Yiorgos Valsamis

Production manager :

Eleni Kossyfidou

Sound editor :

Valia Tserou

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama, Black comedy

Themes :

Death, Politics, Society

Production language :

Greek

Coproducer countries :

Greece, France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Minority French (Greece, France)

Production year :

2018

Runtime :

19 min 35 seconds

Visa number :

145.621

Production formats :

HD 2K

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

2.39

Audio format :

5.1

Rating restrictions :

None

Posters (1)

Director

News (2)

Festival Selections (7)

RIFF - 2018

RIFF (Italy, 2018)

Selection


Zinebi - 2018

Zinebi (Spain, 2018)

Selection

International Competition

Tangier Mediterranean Short Film Festival - 2018

Tangier Mediterranean Short Film Festival (Morocco, 2018)

Selection

International Competition

International Short Film Festival in Drama - 2018

International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece, 2018)

Selection (2)


Official Selection

Locarno International Film Festival - 2018

Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2018)

Selection

International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

Awards

International Short Film Festival in Drama - 2018

International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece, 2018)

Awards (2)


Award for Best Film from Southern and Eastern Europe

Presskit