Skip to main content

Una Furtiva Lagrima

France / USA, 2011 (MIFF 2013, Pre-Feature Shorts)

Director: Carlo Vogele

A black bass sings an operatic lamentation on his fate as he travels from his sale at the fishmarket to his final destination: the frying pan.

Not in competition.

D/S Carlo Vogele P Carlo Vogele, Nicolas Schmerkin WS Autou de Minuit L no dialogue TD DCP/2011

See also...

Reporting on The Times The New York Times and The Holocaust

Inspired by Laurel Leff's award-winning book Buried By The Times, this film investigates why the Jewish-owned New York Times buried the majority of its WWII Holocaust coverage. ... D/P Emily Harrold ... More »

Black Balloon, The

Josh Safdie (The Pleasure of Being Robbed, MIFF 2008) and his brother Benny's playfully timeless tribute to Albert Lamorisse's The Red Balloon is a charming fantasy following a rogue black balloon ... More »

Needle

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 ... More »

In Guns We Trust

In Kennesaw, Virginia, gun ownership is mandatory by law: every household must own a minimum of one working gun, with ammunition. Using still, black-and-white photos and audio excerpts, director ... More »

Notes on Blindness Rainfall

Since losing his sight, John's discovered the sound and texture of the rain gives depth, detail and form to the world around him. ... D Peter Middleton, James Spinney P Jen Kerrison, Peter Middleton ... More »

Double Fikret

Like a Dali painting come to life with a touch of Terry Gilliam-esque humour, this colourful animation is a stream of surreal associations and transformations. ... D/P/S Haiyang Wang WS WS Danmeng ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director