Visual poem about the days surrounding the death of the youngest family member. Everyday moments become ominous, while the boy’s mother and sisters cope with their grief in separate ways.

Early last century, a family drama takes place. The youngest child of a family, cared for by his sisters and their single mother, passes away. This film is a visual poem about the days surrounding the demise. Death, lurking in every life, explains how he gets in touch with the boy who is fighting a lung disease. Everyday moments in and around the house assume an ominous character, while the women of the family cope with their grief in separate ways.

Title: Porcelain
Year: 2016
Duration : 11 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2016


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