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Fifth Eurochannel Short Films Tour - Program 8 - All About My Mother
Wasp 1

United Kingdom: England: Kent - Wasp (2003)

Director: Anrea Arnold

Zoe is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can't afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. Scared that he might not want to go out with her if she is a mother of four, she lies and tells him that she is just babysitting the kids. This will be her first date in years. WASP won the Sundance Short Film Prize in 2005, and won Arnold an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.

Something from grannie Rosa

Spain: País Vasco – Something From Grannie Rosa (2010)

Original Title: Algo de la abuela Rosa

Director: Mentxu Fernández Rio


Lola is not happy about moving house and clashes with her mother are incessant. It is her grandmother, who died a while ago, who will help Lola to see things differently.


Hungary - Suzie (2012)

Director: Kövi Gergő

A mother is desperately seeking her lost daughter after a zombie apocalypse.

Perfect man

Andorra – The Perfect Man (2011)

Original Title: El hombre ideal

Director: Rubén Prieto Fernández

After a long search for the perfect man, Monica believes that she has finally found him in Pablo, a young university professor who has traveled across the country to meet her.

Cowboys and indians

Germany: Hamburg  – Cowboys and Indians (2011)

Director: Jan-Gerrit Seyler

Karin's son Philip lost his life while stationed in Afghanistan with the German army. When David, one of his oldest friends, pays a visit of condolence to Karin, memories of the boys' childhood return, activating a dramatic grieving process.


France: Paris  – Renée (2010)

Director: Jézabel Marques-Nakache

Eva, a young single mother, visits her grandmother and writes down her famous recipe for split pea soup. Renée, a 93-year-old actress, lets her in on her little secret with aphrodisiac powers.

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