Closer

Closer

2004
15min
Short
Closer
Synopsis: 

Nathan is fifteen years old and deaf. Haunted by the recent drowning of his older sister and unable to express his own emotions, he feels isolated and alone in the rural town where he lives. So much hidden, his father continues to conceal his grief from both himself and others. Desperate to feel the sense of connection that he once felt with his sister, Nathan is drawn to seventeen year old Liz. Liz seems to offer an escape from his loneliness. However, as Nathan grapples to fit in, his unspoken emotions begin tosurface.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Crew: 
Director of Photography
Festival/Awards: 
2004 In Competition Cannes 2005 Vladivostok International Film Festival 2004 New Zealand Film Festival 2004 Melbourne International Film Festival 2004 Sao Paulo Short Film Festival 2004 Palm Springs Film Festival 2004 Vancouver International Film Festival 2004 St Tropez Film Festival 2004 Seagate Foyle Film Festival
Technical information: 
Colour, 35mm, 1:1.85, Dolby Digital

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