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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

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Last Stop Is the Moon

Ajyal Competition

Birutė Sodeikaitė / Short Narrative / Poland, Lithuania / 2017 / 9 min / Colour / DCP
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Animation
Rated: Parental guidance advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.

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Synopsis

A hauntingly beautiful story of a young girl as she is forced to come to terms with a tragic illness that has befallen her. As a coping mechanism, she begins to imagine her sickness as a lion and herself as a unicorn. Through these enchanting and dream-like visualisations, she goes on a magical journey through the different stages of her illness and grief before finally arriving at acceptance.

About the Directors

Birutė Sodeikaitė is a stop-motion animator, director, puppet maker. She graduated from the University of Arts at Bournemouth in 2013. Since then she has worked in different studios on different projects all over Europe. Her films include 'Marionette' (2011), 'When the Tree Grows' (2013), and 'Last Stop is The Moon' (2017).

Credits

Director
Birutė Sodeikaitė
Screenwriter
Birutė Sodeikaitė
Producer
Justyna Rucińska, Wojciech Leszczyński, Anna Mroczek
Editor
Mikas Žukauskas
Co-Producer
Agne Adomene
Music
Ramūnas Motiekaitis
Cinematographer
Emil Kalus, Piotr Matysiak, Jan Grobliński
Production Company
LIKAON
Cast
Voice Over: Małgorzata Sady, Birutė Sodeikaitė

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