Browse films

Daughter (Dcera)

Daria Kashcheeva
Czech Republic, 2019, 15 min.

In No dialogue with No dialogue subtitles.

AIFF Award Winner:
Best Animated Short

Should you hide your pain? Close yourself inside your inner world, full of longing for your father’s love and its displays? Or should you understand and forgive before it is too late?

Director's Statement

My film’s key theme is the father-daughter relation, a very personal and important topic to me. To draw viewers into my world of memories, I made the film with a hand-held camera feel, big close-ups, low depth of field and a lot of motion, lending it an authentic immediacy and a para-documentary nature. To show the characters’ emotions with facial expressions, I paint the eyes directly on the puppets’ faces, giving them a lot of life and an intensive expression of the characters’ emotions.

Category: Animation, Award Winner, Best of Fest.
Themes: Family, World Cinema.

More in Animation

  • Comfortable Position

    Comfortable Position

    DRF Children Animation Studio
    Uzbekistan, 2019, 5 min.

    When a person falls asleep, he immersed in another reality, where anything can happen to him. He can fly above the ground in red slippers. Or he can be eaten... more ›

  • Flower and the Girl

    Flower and the Girl

    Robin Heap
    United Kingdom, 2019, 9 min.

    A heart- warming story about an old clown, and a young shadow girl, who reminds him of what it means to be young again and in doing so, finds she becomes... more ›

  • Severance

    Severance

    Christian Eusebio
    United States, 2019, 2 min.

    The life of an office child fated to be a cog in the machine... more ›