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In Absentia

Synopsis

A woman alone in a room repeatedly writes a letter with tiny broken off pieces of pencil lead. Outside her window, vistas of ever changing light register her every emotion.

Awards: Special Jury Mention, Montreal FCMM 2000; Golden Dove Award, Leipzig, 2000; Special Jury Award, Tampere, 2000; Special Mention, Golden Prague Awards 2001; Honorary Diploma Award Cracow 2001; Best Animated Short Film, 50th Melbourne International Film Festival 2001.

Details

Year
2001
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
20 mins 15 secs
Format
16mm, 35mm Kodak
Director
The Brothers Quay
Producer
Rodney Wilson, Christian Seidel
Editor
The Brothers Quay
Screenwriter
The Brothers Quay
Director of Photography
The Brothers Quay
Music
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Principal Cast
Marlene Kaminsky

Genre

Production Company

Koninck Studios
Contact: Keith Griffiths
19-20 Rheidol Mews, Rheidol Terrace, London N1 8NN
UK

T 020 7288 8400
F 020 7359 1151

griff@illumin.co.uk

Sales
Company

Theatrical: Koninck Studios (as above)
Television: Pipeline Films
Georgen Str 15, D-80799 Munchen