Wings of the spirit
Albert Meisl, Austria
The failed Viennese musicologist Szabo works as an animal carer and house sitter for wealthy people. But when visited by his successful, younger ex-colleague Fitzthum, a rare parrot, which he should guard, escapes him. Szabo sees his already precarious life in shambles, but Fitzthum has a brilliant idea and together they go out in search of a doppelganger of the precious animal.
Haute Cuisine (Nouvelle Saveur)
Merryl Roche, France
Since Marie joined Bruno Mercier’s restaurant, a multi-star chef, she only thinks to perfect her skills. But Thomas, the sous-chef, is wary of this possible rival. During a service, Mary cuts herself, letting a few drops of blood mix with her sauce. When Bruno tastes Marie’s dish, he considers it perfect.
Return to Sender
Wade Chao, United States
Edward lives alone in LA and posts a letter to his ex-girlfriend, Yvonne, every day. However, he finds out that Juliet, an Italian exchange student and the girl that brings his mail daily, has been secretly reading the letters he sends out the night before her departure going back home. Following a confrontation, they share a moment of solidarity before returning back to their isolated worlds.
Martin Winter, Austria
Single mother Kathi receives day release from prison and finds her three-year-old son, who is living with her unstable mother, in bad circumstances. She is forced to find a way to enable a better future for him, while time is against her, she has to be back in prison at six pm.
Michalis Tigkiridis, Kleopatra E. Kyriakopoulou, Greece
Phrosso, a young woman who lives in the Greek Country in the 1950s, sees her life going by, leaving her behind.Her daily routine is covered by an inner cry for help! And her expectations become a snake which swallows the peaceful compromise for the shake of the beauty of the fight to know yourself.