MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - RESULTS -
Vickers Theatre Results - Best Film:
BAGHEAD (United Kingdom), 11 Votes
FIRE IN A CARDBOARD CITY (New Zealand), 12 Votes
HOME SHOPPER (USA), 1 Vote
HER (Kosovo), 4 Votes
TWO STRANGERS WHO MEET FIVE TIMES (United Kingdom), 66 Votes
SOMEONE (Germany), 14 Votes
CHUCHOTAGE (Hungary), 4 Votes
FAUVE (Canada), 5 Votes
LACRIMOSA (Austria), 7 Votes
Global Results - Best Film:
TWO STRANGERS WHO MEET FIVE TIMES (United Kingdom), Gold Medal
BAGHEAD (United Kingdom), Silver Medal
CHUCHOTAGE (Hungary), Bronze Medal
Vickers Theatre Results - Best Actor:
Sophie Kargman (HOMESHOPPER), 7 Votes
Aurita Agushi (HER), 9 Votes
Laurence Spellman (TWO STRANGERS WHO MEET FIVE TIMES), 26 Votes
Fabienne Haller (SOMEONE), 20 Votes
Gottinger Pat (CHUCHOTAGE), 8 Votes
Felix Grenier (FAUVE), 50 Votes
Global Results - Best Actor:
Felix Grenier (FAUVE), Gold Medal Winner
The 9 Finalists:
BAGHEAD (United Kingdom), 14:58, Directed by: Alberto Corredor Marina, Synopsis: Haunted by grief, a man asks questions only the recently deceased can answer. The dead get their say in the hidden chamber of a mysterious pub. You may not like what you hear.
FIRE IN A CARDBOARD CITY (New Zealand), 8:47, Directed by: Phil Brough Synopsis: When Cardboard City catches fire, it's up to an energetic fire chief and his brave deputies to save its citizens from the encroaching flames.
HOME SHOPPER (USA), 16:15, Directed by: Dev Patel Synopsis: In a loveless marriage, a woman seeks solace from a home shopping channel that proves to be her salvation...unless it was the problem all along.
HER (Kosovo), 12:14, Directed by: More Raca Synopsis: To escape a marriage arranged by her extremely religious father, a young girl seizes the chance to run away and save more than herself.
TWO STRANGERS WHO MEET FIVE TIMES (United Kingdom), 12:12, Directed by: Marcus Markou Synopsis: Two strangers meet at key turning points over the course of their lives. The initial conflict gives way to compassion and eventual friendship.
SOMEONE (Germany), 14:00, Directed by: Marco Gadge Synopsis: At the end of World War II, Red Army soldiers bent on brutal revenge for past atrocities attack a German city. Compassion comes from an unlikely source. Based on a true story.
CHUCHOTAGE (Hungary), 16:00, Directed by: Barnabás Tóth Synopsis: During a professional conference in Prague, two interpreters in the Hungarian booth hilariously vie for the attention of one listener.
FAUVE (Canada), 16:00, Directed by: Jérémy Comte Synopsis: Two boys playing in an abandoned surface mine take turns outdoing each other until the stakes are suddenly raised and it's no longer a game.
LACRIMOSA (Austria), 18:27, Directed by: Tanja Mairitsch Synopsis: A young woman finds her lost lover in a world of ever-changing surreal landscapes. But love, she discovers, is more complicated than she imagines.
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