The Tide Keeper

2014
9min
Short
Synopsis: 

“Who knows how to stem the tide except through dreams?”

One night an old man dreams a storm into his bed. In the optimism of his youth, he believed he could save the world. But now, nearing the end of his life, he is losing hope he has run out of time to make a difference.

The film is inspired by the life, and performed by the filmmaker’s father. 

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Animation

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Screenplay by: 
Cast: 
The Tide Keeper
Crew: 
Cinematographer
Cinematographer
Festival/Awards: 
2014 - Melbourne International Film Festival, Busan Film Festival, Palm Springs International Shorts Fest 2015 - Annecy International Animation Film Festival, New Zealand International Film Festival (The Madman Entertainment Jury Prize for the Best New Zealand Short Film)
Technical information: 
DCP