Over the Fence (short feature film) / Viikko Ennen Vappua
Hamy Ramezan, Finland, 2009.
Directed by: Hamy Ramezan Script: Ilmari Aho, Hamy Ramezan Producer: Cilla Werning Production company: For Real Productions Cinematography: Arsen Sarkisiants Editing: Joona Louhivuori Music: Pietari Mikkonen Cast: Jesse Martin, Emilia Laine, Matleena Kuusniemi, Eero Milonoff
Format: 35 mm Running time: 30'
Synopsis Tomi (16) and Aino (12) are brother and sister and best friends, united by their love of football. Tomi is a fanatical supporter of Aino's team and it is important to him that they win the championship. Their alcoholic mother makes her children's lives difficult by her constant partying. Tomi is used to his mother's unpredictable behaviour and only gets worried when he realises that his sister is changing too.
Awards and Festivals Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2010 - Special Mention of the Jury
Santiago de Compostela Curtocircuito Short Film Festival 2010 –Best International Short Film
Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival 2010 - Best Live-Action Short
Directors Biography Hamy Ramezan was born in 1979. He is a Finnish-Iranian film director and scriptwriter. He studied film in England, graduated in 2007. His short films have received many awards at international film festivals.
Location and screening schedule: ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART, Thursday, October 20th at 18.00