The Van finally stops, the doors open and Ben comes out alive. A few more fights and he will be able to pay his way out of Albania, and hopefully, take his father with him.
Festivals and Awards:
First Prize of Courts for the International – Molise Cinema (Italy) | Best International Short Film Award – Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival (Lebanon) | Best Short Film – Seanema Film Festival (Montenegro) | Winner of Camp Category – Tulipoff International Film Festival (Denmark) | Special Mention – Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers Festival (Macedonia) | Best Short Fiction Film – Urban Films Festival (France) | Best Short Narrative Film Award – Alexandria Film Festival (Egypt) | Jury Prize – Paris Court Devant (France) | Cannes Film Festival | Off-courts (Trouville) | Fenêtres sur courts (Dijon) | Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia) | Molise Film Festival (Italy) | Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers Festival (Macedonia) | Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia) | Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival (Egypt) | Tirana International Film Festival (Albania) | Humano Film Festival (Mexico) | Tulipoff International Film Festival (Denmark) | Festival CINEAST (Luxembourg) | Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival (Lebanon) | Festival of Mediterranean Short Film Tangier (Morocco) | International Festival Signs of the Night (France) | International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier (France) | International Francophone Film Festival of Namur (Belgium) | Urban Films Festival (France) | Festival des Films Courts de Dinan (France) | Tetova International Film Festival – ODA (Macedonia) | Long Memory short films – Ascoli Piceno (Italy) | Seanema Film Festival (Montenegro) | Paris Courts Devant (France) | West Nordic International Film Festival (Norway) | Festival du court métrage d’Auch (France) | Blue Danube Film Festival (Italy) | Festival du Film de Sarlat (France) | Sulmona Film Festival (Italy) | Festival Curta Cinema (Brazil) | Les Arcs Film Festival (France) | Festival Internacional de Cine de Almería (Spain) | Seminci Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain) | UK Film Festival (Angleterre) | Soria International Film Festival (Spain) | Curtas Film Fest (Spain) | FICVI Festival de Internacional de Curtmetratges Vila-Seca (Spain) | International Short Film Festival of the Bay of Pasaia, IKUSKA (Spain) | Braunschweig International Film Festival (Germany) | Savona International Film Event (Italy) | Images en vues (Canada) | Aguilar Film Festival (Spain) | Arranca Thelma (Spain)
Directed by: Erenik Beqiri | Cast: Phénix Brossard, Arben Bajraktaraj, Afrim Muçaj, Lulzim Zeqja, Romir Zalla | Production: Olivier Berlemont & Emilie Dubois (Origine Films), Ermir Keta & Amantia Peza (Anima Pictures – Albania) | Image: Guillaume Le Grontec | 1st AC: Stella Libert | Sound: Endri Pine | 1st AD: Mateo Cingu | Continuity: Sara Gurabardhi | Make up: Sarah Pariset, Wilfried Pirrin | Costumes: Teuta Resuli | Props: Auron Deliu | Line Producer: Soena Lame | Location Manager: Elvin Minaj | Gaffer: Erind Dilka | Grip: Fotaq Cani | Editing: Pauline Pallier | Sound editing: Rémi Durel | Mix: Julie Tribout | Color Grading: Robin Ri