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We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival with a special collection of 8 shorts screened at the festival. From black comedies, to animation and fantasy.
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DISPERSION by Basile Vuillemin
A man uses an automated funeral homes company to bury his mother.
IVAN'S NEED by Veronica L. Montaño, Manuela Leuenberger, Lukas Suter
Ivan is obsessed with the incredible softness of the dough. When kneading, he gets lost in intensive daydreams not accepting that sooner or later the master baker will turn every wonderfully elastic dough into horribly crispy bread. Until he sees Alva's looooong breasts.
ROOM 606 by Peter Volkart
The travelling salesman Jonathan Fisch peddles glass eyes. His journey takes him to the edge of the province, where he checks in to a run-down hotel. The attic room no. 606 has its pitfalls. Something rather peculiar is happening beyond the wall. Jonathan Fisch can expect a very turbulent night. A night that begins one evening in late Autumn and doesn’t end until Spring.
HAND IN HAND by Ennio Ruschetti
Only a formal handshake separates two politicians from a sealed contract. But as both stubbornly try to gain the upper hand within the gesture, their grim intransigence takes on a monstrous life of its own.
TIMBER by Nils Hedinger
A group of logs are on the verge of freezing to death on a cold winter night. When they realize that they themselves, being firewood, are the only solution to making a warm fire, their situation gets a little hot.
BLOC B by Nora Longatti
How does it feel to be alive? Bloc B is the setting for nine encounters, somewhere in the satellite city “la Bourdonnette”, in the outskirts of Lausanne. The film was written for some of their residents and their neighborhood. In order to know what it feels like to be alive.
COYOTE by Lorenz Wunderle
A coyote loses his wife and children from an attack of wolfs. Anguished from human emotions he‘s trying to process the experience. Besides grief and delusion, evil takes up more and more space.
LOTHAR by Luca Zuberbühler
Forced to be alone: Whenever Lothar sneezes, nearby objects explode. To protect the world he locks himself into a subterranean home, isolated from the outer world. One day, an accident happens. Despite of all the care taken, he breaks his beloved toaster, an early gift from his mother. The broken toaster compels him to leave his residence. Shortly after taking the risk, Lothar runs the world into great danger.