This Is Her
As she reflects back 20 years earlier while in the throes of childbirth, Evie's devastatingly acerbic commentary reveals exactly what life has in store for her baby daughter, her husband and herself. Happy endings ... only happen in fairytales. Directed by Katie Wolfe. Principal cast: Mia Blake, Fraser Brown, Christina Du Plessis and Caitlin Bossley. To read an interview with the filmmaker, visit festival.sundance.org.
Hector wants a dog. His parents don't. They hope by ignoring him he will forget about it. As time goes on he just gets more adamant. Hector discovers you can't always get what you want, but if you try some times, you get what you need. Written and directed by Patrick Bencomo. Principal cast: Cesar Vea, Fatima Baeza and Hector Mangas.
Step on a crack, break your mother's back. What happens when you're an adult and you still believe this old wives' tale? Marc goes to a psychiatrist in hopes of overcoming his phobia. Written and directed by Jules Janaud, Fabrice Le Nizet and Francois Roisin. Principal cast: Lucien Momy, Alain Choquet and Ian Faure. To watch the film again visit sputnik7.com.
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