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Into the morning

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ABOUT THE FILM

Based on Hemingway's "Indian Camp", this film is the story of a 12-year old boy who follows his father, a doctor, on a nighttime call and witnesses birth and death for the first time. The freelance director's parents were also involved in the movie industry.

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Canada
Activities:
Born in Germany as a son to a canadian director and an italian actress, the love for film starting at an early age. Worked in Film, TV, Theater and Experimental Video. Studied at Loyola Marymount University and the European Film College.
Filmography:
2003:
The Stream of Life (Written and directed with Toshi Winschermann) - Short Film 8mm b/w
2005:
Linger (Written & Directed) Short Film Beta SP
2006:
American Buffallo (Directed+Camera) - Short Film Beta SP
2007:
Into the morning (Written and Directed) - Short Film Beta Cam
Currently living in Berlin and working as a freelance Director, Actor and Writer.
Next Project as Writer/Director "Rabbits in the headlight" Shooting to start in May.

Screening / Award history:
The Stream of life:
Bonn Open Source 2003 (1st Place)
Student Film Screenings Ebeltoft

Linger:
Screened in Ebeltoft @ Big Bear Cinema

Into the morning:
Final Project Selection (European Film College)
Screened in Ebeltoft, Berlin and Rome. (Selected Arthaus screenings for young filmmakers)
Selected by Kjeld Vejrup for Discussion (DR Dokumentar Denmark)
Winterthur Filmfestival - Preselection
Malans Filmfest - Official Selection
Arhus Filmfest - Selection confirmed

30 people voted

suela
2008-07-08 17:46:56

Really IMPRESSIVE!!! Good job!

hang-on
2008-06-30 23:14:11

gaspar.chichon
2008-06-30 11:14:44

paul_78
2008-06-29 21:35:55

WOW!! Truly the best of all the films I've seen on this site! Right from the acting, the directing, cinematography, sound and light. It's all absolutely fantastic and together creates this great erie atmosphere which perfectly captures the essence of the short story. All in all a very moving and thought-provoking film. All good luck to you, you certainly deserve to win!

matteuccio
2008-06-29 01:53:29

Stunning! wonderful job by all cast members! highly interested in post and prior work of this director! all the best

Franziskus
2008-06-27 22:08:41

sosune
2008-06-25 10:22:58

a good theme taht makes you think about life and death. a liitle too dark for my taste.

co
2008-06-24 18:26:29

twelf minutes of life and death,love and mourning,family and friends,twelf minutes existence

bearcat
2008-06-23 22:58:58

12歳という、大人でもない子供でもない微妙な年齢特有の好奇心と、生死の真実を目の当たりにした戸惑いが上手く表現されていますね。最後のシーンが美しかったです。親子の語らいがもうひと言欲しかったです。

Nofil
2008-06-23 21:42:14

Great Acting by the actors...I don't get the ending! Why did the father kill himself? Usually people are really happy or is it a religious thing? Any comments?