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Luke Bather - 7th June 2016

Dutch artist Sevdaliza stars in the powerful and emotive short film directed by Emmanuel Adjei.

Featuring three of her songs on the soundtrack, Sevdaliza plays Zillah, an artist who is struggling with her mental health, her relationship with her partner (played by Saman Amini), and her work. The trials of all three lead this film to it's emotional conclusion.

A beautifully-paced and deeply cinematic work, Adjei's film starts at the end, and is sparse in exposition throughout, but gives the viewer just enough story to piece all the fragments together, and discover Zillah's story.

Credits

DirectorEmmanuel Adjei
ProducerStanislaw Zaborowski
Production CompanySilver Frame
Production ManagerDaria Maslona
Director of PhotographyPaul Özgür
Focus PullerLukasz Karbowiak
GafferTomek Franko
Art DirectorPaulina Rzeszowska
WardrobeZahra Van Der Korput
Make-upCeline Bernaerts
EditorEmmanuel Adjei
EditorMarleen Ozgur
ColouristJoppo Te Veldhuizen
Grading companyDe Grot
Lead actorSevdaliza, Saman Amini
Lead actorSaman Amini
SteadicamAdam Mendry
Other creditsArt Department: KATARZYNA SZCZUROWSKA Production Assistant: MARIEL SOUSA Administrator: HALINA KARLIŃSKA Sound: ZOFIA MORUŚ Sound Design: KLEVR SOUNDDESIGN

Luke Bather - 7th June 2016

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