Narrative Shorts: Marriage Stories

Narrative Shorts: Marriage Stories

115 minutes

As a bookend to our opening-night film, SLIFF offers a closing-night collection of shorts that explore the good and the bad of married life.

40 Minutes Over Maui

U.S.
2018
13 minutes
English
Directed by:
Josh Covitt & Michael Feld

For 40 minutes on Jan. 13, 2018, the fate of the world hung in the balance — and Larry and Penny's Hawaiian vacation was ruined.

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Aziza

Syrian Arab Republic
2019
13 minutes
Arabic
Directed by:
Soudade Kaadan

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon teaches his wife how to drive his car, but the lesson takes a wrong turn into madness and nostalgia.

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Carl's Motel

Canada
2019
15 minutes
English
Directed by:
Stuart McIntyre

After Jack informs his wife that he's leaving her for another woman, he discovers that his girlfriend no longer wants to be with him.

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Flies

Spain
2018
7 minutes
Spanish
Directed by:
David Moreno Perez

A couple who has been spending every Sunday afternoon at the same lake since they met more than 40 years ago decides it's time to settle old scores.

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Isabel

U.K.
2019
9 minutes
English
Directed by:
Matthew Murdoch

An estranged couple is brought back together for their daughter’s wedding.

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Jack and Anna

U.S.
2019
15 minutes
English
Directed by:
Ksenia Ivanova

Based on true events from early 1900s, "Jack and Anna" is a story of a young woman who was put on trial for cross-dressing and same-sex marriage.

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Narrator Syndrome

U.S.
2018
8 minutes
English
Directed by:
Tijuana Ricks

A romance narrator for audiobooks wonders whether the lust-filled fantasies she brings to life are more satisfying than a loving marriage.

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Young Girls

France
2018
30 minutes
French
Directed by:
Pauline Loquès

Constance's bachelorette party turns into a cruel affair when her fiancé breaks off the engagement.

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With "Isabel" director Matthew Murdoch and editor Alice Powell and "Jack and Anna" director Ksenia Ivanova and screenwriter Savannah Oakes.