NRFF London – Film of the Week
A young upper class family is captivated by digital life.
Director: Antonin Bobò
Producer: Antonin Bobò
NRFF Category: International Short
ABOUT THE FILM
Laika Stardust is an experimental film set in the household of an upper class Italian family, in the not-too-distant future. Each family member is captivated by their use of technology, almost to the point of obsession. The title of the film is the name of the video game played by the child in the family.
When the child becomes seriously ill, his mother begins to unravel and we discover the hidden truth behind her heartbreak…
The film stars Tiziana Bozzacco (the woman), Angelo Del Vecchio (the man), Phil Guastella (the doctor) and Daniele Liverani (the boy).
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Antonin Bobò is a pseudonym for the Italian director and producer of Laika Stardust. This independent project took two years to make.
HOW TO BECOME FILM OF THE WEEK
Film of the Week stands apart from the Official Selection process into the New Renaissance Film Festival. Being selected does not guarantee a place in the festival. However, from all the films of the week some will be chosen to be part of the festival, which will be held in London (UK) on 20th August 2016. A prize will be given to the overall winner.
NRFF London is now open for UK /International/Young Talent (18-24) short films, documentary shorts, animation shorts, music shorts, and screenplay submissions. Don’t miss our Extended deadline date: 30 June 2016.