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by beforetheflood | created - 29 Jul 2013 | updated - 15 Aug 2015 | Public
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1. Ciao bambino (2011)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Nadine takes her son, Baptiste, to the sea. During a weekend, they will try to talk together.

Director: Thibaut Wohlfahrt | Stars: Tom Boccara, Barbara Calonger, Grégory Carnoli, Daniel Decot

Votes: 5

2. Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

The performer of Twin Peaks theme Julee Cruise's experimental concert film, which opens with a short intro where a man breaks up with his girl over the phone, which devastates her. The concert is set in her nightmarish subconscious mind.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Nicolas Cage, Julee Cruise, Lisa Giobbi

Votes: 1,460

3. Diarchia (2010)

20 min | Short

Giano and Luc are traveling through the woods when a storm breaks, forcing them to take shelter in Luc's villa. Gradually and insidiously, a competition emerges between them, with terrible consequences.

Director: Ferdinando Cito Filomarino | Stars: Louis Garrel, Riccardo Scamarcio, Alba Rohrwacher

Votes: 127

4. The Renter (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A young boy is dropped off at an elderly woman's home for the day. Her house sits amongst fields of weeds and rotting pears. A lone man, who rents a room, adds to the unsettling atmosphere.... See full summary »

Director: Jason Carpenter | Stars: Taylor Sanches, Corey Shiffman

Votes: 48

6. Las Palmas (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Prizewinning short about a baby placed in a virtual doll environment Las Palmas, getting drunk and goes bananas like any other uncivilized tourist would do.

Director: Johannes Nyholm | Star: Helmi Hellrand Nyholm

Votes: 425

7. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011)

23 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Don Hertzfeldt closes his trilogy as Bill struggles to piece together his shattering psyche.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Sara Cushman, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,814

8. I Am So Proud of You (2008)

22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Dark shadows are cast over Bill's recovery, in this second chapter to "Everything Will Be OK".

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,291

9. Everything Will Be Ok (2006)

17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A series of dark and troubling events forces Bill to reckon with the meaning of his life - or lack thereof.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 2,018

10. The Meaning of Life (2005)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The evolution of humanity, through countless eons.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Murwarid Abdiani, Jaden Alexander, Lance Anderson, Karin Anger

Votes: 1,355

11. Wisdom Teeth (2010)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Help from a friend to pull the wisdom teeth does not end as expected.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Don Hertzfeldt, Roxanna Hibdon

Votes: 818

12. From Dad to Son (2012)

6 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A prisoner receives the message that his old father needs help with tilling his field. In his unpromising situation the prisoner suddenly has the idea to use the guards to till his dad's land.

Director: Nils Knoblich

Votes: 23

13. Dell'ammazzare il maiale (2011)

6 min | Animation, Short

Add a Plot

Director: Simone Massi

Votes: 38

17. Bake a Cake (2012)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Six men gather to spend an evening together and tongues loosen.

Director: Aliocha | Stars: Sid Amiri, Frode Bjornstad, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h, Jean-Pierre Dalaise

19. I'm Your Man (I) (2011)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

Stick around an ex too long and you might stay stuck

Director: Keren Ben Rafael | Stars: Vincent Macaigne, Maëlys Ricordeau, Cécile Fisera, Keren Ben Rafael

Votes: 53

20. Les dimanches (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy

In the small town of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec, three short stories unfold in the surreal atmosphere of a Sunday. An imaginative boy and his sister play inside their house, a Colombian ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Guillaume Bastien | Stars: Loralie Beaupré-Brien, Gabriel Bujold, Alexandra Caron, Mathieu Castonguay

Votes: 5

21. Orizont (2012)

11 min | Short, Fantasy

If a fisherman mysteriously disappears in the depth of the Black Sea and there is nobody around to hear him, does he make a sound?

Director: Paul Negoescu | Star: Mihai Cismaru

Votes: 23

22. Première neige (2012)

14 min | Short, Drama, Family

A disconnected family find themselves at a hospital. The father is in urgent need of a kidney transplant and all of the family members are compatible donors. This situation brings back old ... See full summary »

Director: Michaël Lalancette | Stars: François Bernier, David Boutin, Karine Gonthier-Hyndman, Benoît Gouin

Votes: 16

23. The Pea Master (2012)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Family

One man, one video, one year on. After a youtube hit goes viral, a group of documentary film makers spend some time to get to know the man who has become known as The Pea Master.

Director: Alexander Taylor

24. The Man That Got Away (2012)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A musical documentary that tells the true life story of Trevor's great-uncle Jimmy in six original songs.

Director: Trevor Anderson | Stars: Aryn McConnell, Bryce Kulak, Noam Gagnon, Connie Champagne

Votes: 37

25. Topo glassato al cioccolato (2011)

3 min | Animation, Short

Tormented pencil-drawn creatures and shapes try to escape their canvas.

Director: Donato Sansone

Votes: 15

26. Performance Anxiety (2012)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Two straight actors must rehearse for an impending gay love scene. How will they make out?

Director: Reid Waterer | Stars: Danny Lopes, Anthem Moss, Lawrence Nicols

Votes: 186

27. Indochine: College Boy (2013 Video)

6 min | Short, Crime, Drama

A teenage boy is bullied by his peers. The persecutions escalate quickly throughout the video and lead to his crucifixion.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Antoine Olivier Pilon, Antoine L'Écuyer, Alexandre Cabana, Luka Limoges

Votes: 1,648