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Needle

USA, 2013 (MIFF 2013, Pre-Feature Shorts)

Director: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

Lilly wants to get her ears pierced, but her arguing parents prevent the moment from happening as planned. Winner of the Cinéfondation Selection at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

D/S Anahita Ghazvinizadeh P Zoe Sua Cho TD DCP/2013

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