Fiction 13’39

Cigarette Candy

Eddie Van Buren, a traumatized teenage Marine, is forced to play the role of “the hero” at his homecoming party. In pursuing a rebellious, precocious sixteen-year-old girl, Candy, he sees an opportunity to numb his pain and connect to a fellow lost soul.

Directing

Lauren WOLKSTEIN

Writing

Jeff SOUZA

Production

Brigitte LIEBOWITZ — Pretty Girls Make Pictures

Distribution

ADASTRA FILMS

BROADCASTING

France 2, SVT1, Egoist TV, Mediaset , UR, Shorts International

CAST

Jonathan ORSINI, Emily MORDEN, Andrew VAN DUSEN, Michelle SIMS

22 prix & 50 sélections en festival
LAURIERS-LARGES
SXSW Film Festival (USA)

Short Film Jury Award for Best Narrative Short

24 fps International Short Film Festival (USA)

Red Citation Humanitarian Award & Best Screenplay

Columbia University Film Festival (USA)

Plum Pictures Most Promising Filmmaker Award

Short Film Festival La Fila (SPAIN)

Best Cinematography

THE OSCARS

Qualification aux Oscars 2011

Festival du Cinéma International en Abitibi (CANADA)

Sélection officielle

28ème Festival Tous (FRANCE)

Sélection officielle

TWO RIVERSIDES (POLAND)

Sélection officielle

PALM SPRINGS International Shortfest (USA)

Sélection officielle

DC SHORTS FILM FEST (USA)

Sélection officielle

Exground Film Fest (GERMANY)

Sélection officielle

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival (AUSTRIA)

Sélection officielle