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NY Premiere

Director: Andrea Pallaoro

United States, 2008, 13 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2009

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Lilia King, Josh Perry

Crew:Producer: Kenhalo Millan - Screenwriter: Andrea Pallaoro & Orlando Tirado - Editor: Andrea Pallaoro - Cinematographer: Thomas Burns - Sound: Kari Seekins

Sales:Andrea Pallaoro, Director - Keyhole Productions, Los Angeles CA 90046 - T: 310 909 9502


An elderly woman and her son struggle to coexist in a house that shelters a spectacular menagerie of birds. Surrendering to their codependence, inside a world that bears no exit, they go about their bedtime ritual resisting and succumbing to each other's needs. Within the everydayness of their gestures and movements lurks a secret, and the anticipation of what might come is the dawning question.

About the director

Andrea Pallaoro is a film and theater director whose recent work investigates the human perception of alienation and its relationship to intimacy. He is interested in further exploring the complexities of human behavior through the language of cinema and through the art of image making. Andrea holds an MFA in Film Directing from the California Institute of the Arts. He was born in Trento, Italy and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, where he is working toward the realization of his next film projects.



Director Andrea Pallaoro will be available for Q&A after the screenings.

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