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THE FOURTH WALL
Animation / 2021 / 9' 50" / Drawing on Film, 2D computer / 1.85:1 / Dolby digital 5.1 / Persain language





Synopsis
Home and family, relationships, desires, wishes and everything are summarized in a kitchen. The stuttering boy is alone there, playing with his imagination.



Credit
Director| Mahboobeh Kalaee
Animation| Mahboobeh Kalaee
Sound| Hossein Ghoorchian
Music| Hossein Ghooechian
Monologue| Taha Asadi
Actor| Mohammad Amin Nemati
Production| Mahboobeh Kalaee & Documentary & Experimental Film Center (DEFC)



Poster


Screenings
2022  Sundance International Film Festival | US
2022  LSFF London Short Film Festival | UK
2022  IN THE PALACE International Animation Film Festival | Bulgaria
2022  Hong Kong International Film Festival | HK
2022  Tehran International Animation Film Festival | Iran
2021  Annecy International Animation Festival | France
2021  Animafest Zagreb International Animation Festival | Croatia
2021  Anibar International Animation Festival | Kosovo
2021  Animist Tallinn International Animation Festival | Estonia
2021  Animatou International Animation Film Festival | Switzerland
2021  Animasyros International Animation Festival Greece
2021  Animest Bucharest International Animation Film Festival | Romany
2021  Big Cartoon International Animation Film Festival | Russia
2021  Imaginaria  International Animated Film Festival | Italy
2021  Fantoche International Animation Film Festival | Switzerland
2021  Indie-AniFest International Animation Festival | South Korea
2021  Taichung International Animation Festival | Taiwan
2021  New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival | Japan
2021  65th BFI London International Film Festival | UK
2021  Londan International Animation Festival | UK
2021  LIAF London International Animation Festival | UK
2021  Leeds International Film Festival | UK
2021  Feinaki Bejing Animation week Festival | China
2021  POFF Shorts Black Night Tallinn | Estonia
2021  TOFUZI International Aniamtion Festival | Georgia
2021  Tehran International Short Film Festival | Iran
2021  Animateka International Animation Festival | Slovenia
2021  PICCOLO FESTIVAL DELL'ANIMAZIONE | Italy
2021  DOK Leipzig International Documentary and Animated Film Festival | Germany
2021  Future Film Festival | Italy





Awards
2021  Zlatko Grgic Award for best first film out of institution at Animafest Zagreb
2021  Special Mention at Animist Tallinn International Animation Festival
2021  Best Film Award at Fantoche International Aniamtion Festival
2021  Mephisto 97.6 Award at DOK Leipzig International Documentary and Animated Film
2021  New Talent Award at New Chitose Airport International Aniamtion Festival
2021  Special Mention at Leeds International Film Festival





What they have said about “THE FORTH WALL”
Cartoon Brew | Animation News
Zippy Frames | Animation News
animation for adults | Spanish Website
Verme.com | Serbian Website
campaignbrief.com | Australian website
thenewcurrent.co.uk | Interview with TheNewCurrent



Behind The Scene








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