Chain

short fiction . 22 min . 2014

SYNOPSIS
A girl and a boy. One day they meet by chance, unaware of the consequences. A modern parable. Inspired by true events.


FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
Awarded the Grand Prize at the 13th Asiana International Short Film Festival in South Korea
Awarded the Engelke Award for Best Short Film at the 26th International Film Festival Emden-Norderney
Awarded the NISI MASA European Short Pitch Award
Awarded the Audience Award at the 17th Landshut Short Film Festival

Nominated for the Robert Bosch Filmprize for International Cooperation
52nd Gijón International Film Festival – in Competition
26th Trieste International Film Festival – in Competition
36th Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis – in Competition
21st International Short Film Week - Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche – in Competition
27th International Short Film Festival - Filmfest Dresden – in Competition
11th achtung berlin - new berlin film award - in Competition
26th International Film Festival Emden-Norderney - in Competition / winner
21st Palm Springs International ShortFest – in Competition
30th Valencia International Film Festival Cinema Jove – in Competition
46th Nashville Film Festival, USA – in Competition
38th Festival du film court de Grenoble – in Competition
31st Interfilm International Short Film Festival, Berlin – in Competition
30th Independent Film Festival Osnabrück - in Competition
30th Independent Film Festival Osnabrück - special screening
World of Film International Festival 2015, Glasgow - special screening
13th Asiana International Short Film Festival, South Korea – in Competition / winner
32nd Chicago International Children's Film Festival
14th Reggio Film Festival, Italy - in Competition
17th Landshut Short Film Festival - in Competition
26th Bamberger Kurzfilmtage - in Competition
13th in The Palace International Short Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria - in Competition
25th exground filmfest, Wiesbaden - special screening
17th Newport Beach Film Festival, California - in Competition
11th South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles - in Competition
22nd Film Festival Della Lessinia, Bosco Chiesanuova, Italy - in Competition
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2016, Tokyo - in Competition
10th Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival, Greece - in Competition
12th Human Rights Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain - in Competition



CAST AND CREW
edited by Michał Kuleba

written and directed by Eicke Bettinga
director of photography Krum Rodriguez
sound design by Ireneusz Szumlanski
music by Jérôme Rossi
production design by Vanina Geleva
digital colorist Sebastian Göhs
title design by Hagen Thiel
featuring Ina Effenberger & Dimitar Nikolov
produced by Samuel Huang & Ron Dyens & Katya Trichkova & Louise Bellicaud
Sacrebleu Productions, Flabbergasted Films, Contrast Films
A German-French-Bulgarian Co-Production


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