Thursday, December 31, 2020

Short Film: "Christmas Anti-Fable" (2017)

Christmas Anti-Fable

Directed by: Efthimis Chatzis
Script Adaptation: Fr. Constantinos Stratigopoulos
Short Story: Ilias Voulgarakis / “A Decent Trinity”
Music: Evanthia Rempoutsika
Executive Production: View Master Films
Produced by: TECHNAVA s.a.
Genre: Sci-fi/Drama
Running Time: 26 mins
Initial Release: September 19, 2017

In a futuristic world in the 1950’s, a savior is much needed. An international committee of scientists, along with the representatives of the three tribes of the earth, is called upon to resolve the crisis. Christmas Eve...and the question arises...Who will save the worms - and humanity?

Although the film is fictional, even surrealistic, it roots in poetic realism. It is a modern approach that is inspired by the tradition of the art of cinematography, by the era of silent movies, by “film noir” while its iconography is inspired by Byzantine icons.