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Mandarin Peel

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ABOUT THE FILM

Two girls explore their friendship and the joy of a juicy mandarin in the dry Australian landscape.

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Australia
Activities:
Anna McGrath is a film writer/director based in Melbourne, Australia. Anna focuses on stories that resonate with universal experience. Through a lens of curiosity and wonder, her films investigate the vagaries of humanity, the ebb and flow of understanding and the strangeness of the everyday. Her work has appeared at festivals around the world and her short film, SMALL CHANGE (07), has garnered a number of international awards.

Her short films:
Mandarin Peel / 2009, 4min, 45sec
Swings And Roundabouts / 2008, 8min
Small Change / 2007, 7min
The Waltz / 2007, 3min short film
Screening / Award history:
Buster Copenhagen Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2010, Sao Paulo Int/ll Short Film Festival Sao Paulo 2010, Int/l Short Film Festival Mas Sorrer Costa Brava 2010, Femina International Women’s Film Festival 2010, St Kilda Film Festival 2010, International Film Festival Breda 2010, Bird's Eye View Film Festival 2010, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2010, Bilbao Film Festival 2009, London Film Festival 2009, Locarno International Film Festival 2009
http://www.annaemcgrath.com

9 people voted

Judy Mullen
2010-12-23 11:20:33

Evocative and sensual. Mandarins and flies ..two things every Aussie schoolgirl is exposed to from an early age! Loved the landscape and the way one could almost smell and taste the mandarin!

kevin
2010-12-22 08:54:22

Marvellous - Captures the simplicity of life through a talented eye.

lucyc
2010-12-18 14:27:39

Amazing. Congratulations

kirrily
2010-12-14 15:55:48

Visually stunning and evocative.

petmac
2010-12-13 12:49:10

Chaumette
2010-12-13 00:57:52

Fabulous

bins123
2010-12-13 00:11:21

A cinematic poem, full of wonder, love and passion to life and human kind. Bravo!!

pencha0405
2010-12-12 15:13:38

An evocative tale of two young school girls exploring and discovering the world around them. Beautifully shot and directed, with a great sound design. A feast for the senses.

jessamac
2010-12-12 13:22:18

beautiful! what light!

PanelPop
2010-12-12 12:56:42

visually stunning. Magic light bravo