Glasgow Short Film Festival 2015

In an irrational world, we need the support of others to give our lives shape and meaning. The attempt to impose order on chaos will never succeed – we can either paper over the cracks or embrace the constant change, reaching out and helping those around us.

View other Glasgow Short Film Festival Films by strand: International Competition 2: Those Left Behind, International Competition 3: Sugar & Spice, International Competition 4: A Job Well Done, International Competition 5: Motion Sickness, International Competition 6: Trouble Brewing, International Competition 7: Past Historic, International Competition 8: Field Studies, Scottish Competition 1: Parenthood, Short Stuff: Parent & Baby Screening

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Symphony No 42 and Lulu
The Incredibly Elastic Man (Nieprawdopodobnie Elastyczny Czlowiek) (Country: Poland; Year: 2014; Director: Karolina Specht; Writer: Karolina Specht)
The animated tale of a man born without his own shape, who keeps being shaped by others.
Lifestyle (Country: Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Henrik Andersson)
In modern society, death is a scandal. We live in a time when various lifestyle images determine our ideals and our actions.
Lulu (Country: Denmark, France; Year: 2014; Director: Caroline Sascha Cogez; Writer: Caroline Sascha Cogez, Tone Mygind Rostbøll; Stars: Malin Crépin, Jens Jørn Spottag, Andreas Holm Dittmer, Ellen Hillingsø)
Lulu wants to make things work with Henrik but struggles to deal with the competing presence of his family members.
Rescue Grips (Rettungsgriffe) (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Nina Kreuzinger)
Unusual found footage.
Symphony No 42 (Country: Hungary; Year: 2014; Director: Reka Bucsi; Writer: Reka Bucsi)
A series of short, surreal scenes exploring the relationship between humans and nature.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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