Archive of films The Gift / Paketet
2005, 18 min
Section: Forum of Independents - Competition
Richard is a tormented young man who has a long distance relationship with his girlfriend. One day he decides to surprise her with a visit. Unfortunately he can’t afford the plane ticket. But he has a plan…
Richard is a tormented young man who has a long distance relationship with his girlfriend. One day he decides to pay her a surprise visit. Unfortunately he can’t afford the plane ticket. But he has a plan…
About the director
Peter Pontikis (b. 1976, Stockholm) was born and raised in Sweden by Greek parents. He studied at the University of Stockholm and the Royal University College of Fine Arts and began making short films in 2002 while still attending university. He dropped out shortly afterwards to pursue a film career. Films: Fishes (Fiskar, 2003), The Gift (Paketet, 2005).
About the film
Black & white, 35 mm
|Section:||Forum of Independents - Competition|
|Dir. of Photography:||Robin Knight|
|Music:||Erik von Sydow|
|Cast:||Omid Khansari, Jenny Lampa, Nina Zanjani|
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