Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions

INFANTILE

INFANTILE

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 09:48
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

A moment in synchronized swimming training makes twelve-year-old Mira intrigued about her middle-aged coach, Lucy. She remains in the building after class, fakes an injury and lies about her absent mother. Lucy is captivated by Mira’s imaginary world and invites Mira to her home. When Mira proceeds to test Lucy’s boundaries, they are both exposed to the schism between dream and reality.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: New York University - Tisch School of the Arts, The Graduate Film Program
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Mira Momo Burns-Min
Lucy Eileen Weisinger
Mom Nela Wagman

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Vera Sjunnesson
Screenwriter: Vera Sjunnesson
Producer: Max Rissman, Caitlin Robinson, Vera Sjunnesson
Director of Photography: Ryan De Franco
Sound: Anne Tolkkinen, Elegance Bratton, Jacqueline Dow, Sasha Larco, Rezwan Shahriar Sumit
Editing: Léo Ghysels
Sound Editing: Anne Tolkkinen (sound designer and re-recording mixer)

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Fiction Drama
Sub-genre: Coming of age
Language: English
Country of origin: USA, Sweden
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 9:48 min.
Shooting format: NTSC / CinemaDNG (Shot on Ikonoskop A-Cam dII)
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound format: Dolby 5.1

AWARDS

Winner of The TIGLFF Alan Ira Dusowitz Award Emerging Filmmaker Award at Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Jan 2016:
- Gothenburg Film Festival, Startsladden (Best Swedish Short) Nominee
April-May 2016:
- Svensk Kortfilm c/o Folkets Bio
- Stockholm Experimental & Animation Film Festival
June 2016:
- Capalbio International Film Festival
Sept 2016:
- Nordisk Panorama Film Festival
- Cinema Queer Int Film Festival
Oct 2016:
- Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Dec 2016:
- KORT og KALD in Hammerfest, Norway