Film type: Short
Film Category: Comedy
Film Length: 41min
Showtimes: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 4:00pm
Short Synopsis: What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?
Stéphane Bertola as Mousse
Gunnar Ernblad as Törner
Marienette Dahlin as Maggan
Roberto Gonzalez as Washington
List of Accolades/Awards:
Winner of “Best Comedy” – Honolulu Film Awards 2013, Hawaii, US, 2013-04-13
Winner of Platinum Remi Award Best Short Comedy – 46th Annual International Independent Film Festival (Worldfest Houston), Texas, US, 2013-04-12/21
Best Short Drama – Twin Rivers Film Festival 2013, Asheville, US, 2013-05-17/24
Best Director of a Feature Film – Chicago Comedy Film Festival 2013, US, 2013-10-03/04
Best Actress in a Feature Film (Marienette Dahlin) – Chicago Comedy Film Festival 2013, US, 2013-10-xx
Nominated in 9 categories – Maverick Movie Awards 2013, US, 2013-11-xx
Best Picture – Maverick Movie Awards 2013, US, 2013-11-xx
Best Screenplay – Maverick Movie Awards 2013, US, 2013-11-xx
Nominated to Golden Reel Award – Tiburon International Film Festival 2014, US, 2014-04-10/18
Best Film – WILDsound Toronto Film Festival 2014, Canada, 2014-04-30
Best Overall Performance (actors) – WILDsound Toronto Film Festival 2014, Canada, 2014-04-30
Best Cinematography (Johan Helmer) – WILDsound Toronto Film Festival 2014, Canada, 2014-04-30
Best Original Score (Adam Hagstrand) – WILDsound Toronto Film Festival 2014, Canada, 2014-04-30
Founder’s Award (Best of Fest) – ReelHeART International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-06-30.
Best Short – ReelHeART International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-06-30.
Best Cinematography (Johan Helmer) – ReelHeART International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-06-30.
Best Actress (Marienette Dahlin) – ReelHeART International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-06-30.
Best Actor (Stéphane Bertola) – ReelHeART International Film Festival 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-06-30.
Best Short Professional – Real to Reel International Film Festival 2014, North Carolina, US, 2014-07-09/12
Best Film – 3rd Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival, Calcutta, India, 2014-08-09
Audience Award “Vezenina” – Kočevje Film Festival 2014, Kočevje, Slovenia, 2014-08-30
Best Cinematography (Johan Helmer) – Indian Cine Film Festival-14, Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), India, 2014-09-27
1st Place Winner – Highway 61 Film Festival 2014, Pine City, Minneapolis, US, 2014-10-03/05
Best Short Narrative – The Jersey City International Television and Film Festival 2014 – JCITFF – 2014-10-17/19, New Jersey, US
Best Director – The Jersey City International Television and Film Festival 2014 – JCITFF – 2014-10-17/19, New Jersey, US
Nominated to Cinematic Achievement Award – Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2014-10-25/29
Winner Outstanding Foreign Language Film – 2014 Weyauwega International Film Festival, Wisconsin, US, 2014-11-12/15
Winner Award of Excellence – International Film Festival Documentary and Short, Djakarta, Indonesia, 2014-11-26
Winner Special Mention Screenplay – LECCE Film Fest, Italy, 2014-12-26/29
Best Picture Feature Honorable Mention – Flathead Lake International Cinefest, Polson, Montana, US, 2015-01-23/25
Winner of Founder’s Award – North Carolina Film Awards, US, 2015-01-01-/30
Winner of the Kinova, award for Best Cinematography – Semana Internacional del Cortometraje de San Roque, Cádiz, Spain, 2015-02-02/06
Winner of “Best Short” – Beloit International Film Festival, Illinois, USA, 2015-02-20/03-01
“Special Mention” – The Byron Bay International Film Festival, Australia, 2015-03-06/15
Best Screenplay – Brooklyn Audience Now, New York, US, 2015-03-21/25
Short Film Winner – The Buenos Aires Festival of New Cinema, Argentina, 2015-03-30
Award for Best Short Narrative – Crossroads Film Festival, Jackson, Mississippi, US, 2015-04-09/12
Best Story Writing, Darbhanga International Film Festival, India
Navi Mumbai International FilmFestival, India, 2015-05-29/31 Best Film in Fiction
Winner of Delani Award. – Alaska International Film Awards, US, 2015-06-15
Opening Film – Winner of 2 Sylvias: “Best Foreign Film” (Juried Award) + “Best in Show Narrative” (Audience Choice Award) – Rome International Film Festival, Georgia, U.S.A, 2015-09-10/13
Best Short Film: Silver Award – Best Director: Bronze Award – Best Screenplay: Bronze Award – L.A. Shorts Awards, Los Angeles, U.S.A, 2015-09-25
Feature – Honorable Mention – Underfunded FF, Pleasant Grove, Utah, U.S.A, 2015-10-06
Best Foreign Film – Nominations: Best Foreign Country; Best Director; Best Male Supporting – Red Dirt FF – Stillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.A, 2015-10-09/10
Special Mention – Filmmaker IFF, Marbella, Spain.
Special Prize – PRVI KADAR-IFF, East Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Winner Best Short Film – Just4Shorts, LA, US
Winner Best Foreign Short; Best International Short Comedy – Wendy’s Shorts, Austin, Texas, US
Winner Best Narrative Short – Cutting Edge FF, Florida, US
BaNeFF doc:short 2015, Kungsängen, 2015-12-21- Speciellt Pris (kortfilm)
Winner – Sirius Film Festival, Beijing, China (Chinese premiere)