A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn’t choose, anything is possible.
L’uomo fiammifero 2009
1h 18min | Fantasy | 7 December 2009 (Italy)
Simone, eleven and lost his mother, lives with his father in the Abruzzo countryside in the early eighties. It’s summer and, since most of his friends are on holiday, Simone spends time with Lorenza, a girl two years older, and especially with imaginary figures created by his imagination. This imagination, too externalized, forcing his father to close it in the house. But the boy did not give in and manages to escape in search of ” Man match, “the most remarkable among the creatures sprung from his mind of the child.
A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the heretical church of Santa Sangre (“Holy Blood”), and then commit suicide. Back in the present, he escapes and rejoins his surviving and armless mother. Against his will, he “becomes her arms” and the two undertake a grisly campaign of murder and revenge.
Genti di Muerti 2014
24min | Short, Fantasy | 30 July 2014 (Spain)
Javier and his father, David, come back to the village before the summer, earlier than expected. His grandma is really sick. Javier is such a special boy that, even the relationship with his own family is sometimes cold and distant…with all of them excepting with Laura, his playground friend since he was a child. The return of Javier to the village coincides with the death of Laura’s grandfather and the arrival of two mysterious visitors that no one in the village would dare to name…the Genti di muerti.
On Christmas Eve in Finland, Santa Claus is unearthed in an archaeological dig. Soon after, children start disappearing, leading a boy and his father to capture Santa and, with the help of fellow hunters, they look to sell him back to the corporation that sponsored the dig. And then there’s Santa’s elves, who are determined to free their leader…
A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo is kidnapped. A female spirit is with Kieri as he searches for Ryo. Ryo escapes and the pair will have to work hard to prove their love for each other as obstacles are placed in their path along the way.
Trouser Bar 2016
20min | Short, Fantasy | 20 March 2016 (UK)
According to producer David McGillivray, “John Gielgud was obsessed with trousers, loved corduroy and leather. And so he wrote a film set in a menswear shop.” Screenplay was originally penned for the late filmmaker Peter de Rome.