ROMANTIC DELUSIONS OF THE BIRD
2015, Drama, DCP, 23"
Director: Jurga Zabukaitė
Screenwriters: Jurga Zabukaitė, Egle Vertelytė
DOP: Eitvydas Doškus
Camera assistants: Linas Dikčius, Audrius Budrys
Editor: Danielius Kokanauskis
Sound designer: Sigitas Motoras, Vytas Valiūnas
Producer: Jurga Dikčiuvienė (Studija Kinema)
Soundtrack: Sigur Ros VARDELDUR Molly Nilsson I HOPE YOU DIE and HEY MOON
Cast: Sophie Verbeeck, Darius Gumauskas, Audrys Karalius, Selma Varoneckaitė
With the help of subtle symbols and references, this short film depicts Elijah’s emotional experiences after losing his beloved Salome. The plot is sustained between reality and dream, where the four characters of the film are being captured and released as accidental thoughts. Submerged in his solitude and failing to come to terms withthe loss of his girlfriend, Elijah reaches a deeper understanding of himself.