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Electra


A WILD VISUAL POEM BY DARIA KASHCHEEVA, STUDENT OSCAR WINNER AND OSCAR NOMINEE FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Animation Animation Short

Electra

Electra rethinks her 10th birthday, mixing memories with dreams. Isolated in her fantasy world full of busty dolls, plastic men’s body parts and dentist tools, she builds up her own relationships with her body and sexuality. Diving deeper into her childhood memories, Electra goes through the most painful memories to let her suppressed feelings come out.

  • Genre:

    Short Film, Animation

  • Length:

    26 min

  • Premiere:

    Cannes 2023, La Cinef Competition

01. Project Info

Crew

Directed by: Daria Kashcheeva

Producers: Zuzana Křivková, Martin Vandas, Juraj Krasnohorsky, Olivier Catherin, Richard Van Den Boom

Lead Animator: Marek Jasaň

Post-production: Peter Košťál / ekran [SK]

Color grading: Lucia Kovalová

Production

In Co-Production with: MAUR Film (CZ), FAMU [CZ], Papy3D Productions [FR]

Financing

With financial support: Czech Film Fund, Pilsen Region, FILMTALENT ZLÍN, ARTE France, Pictanovo, images Hauts-de-France, CNC, Procirep and Angoa, AVF – Slovak Audiovisual Fund

Nominations & Awards

Cannes: Official selection, La Cinef competition

Annecy: Official selection main competition

TIFF: Best Short Film

Ottawa: Audience Award

02. Stills

03. Trailer

04. Partners