The Andrew Buckner/ AWordofDreams Summer 2020 Short Film Festival- Films 9 and 10: “The Misplaced” (2018) and “Sisyphus” (2016)

By Andrew Buckner

The Andrew Buckner/ AWordofDreams Summer 2020 Short Film Festival continues with films 9 and 10 in the 14-part series: “The Misplaced” (2018), directed by Alex DiVincenzo, and “Sisyphus” (2016). The latter was directed by David Graziano. Both titles are connected by the difficulties in a relationship setting the plot in motion. Each work in this pairing is also brilliantly acted and exceptionally well-done.¬†

Short synopsis:

A young woman unwittingly discovers why things have been going missing around the house.

Longer synopsis:

A young woman (Jamie Lyn Bagley) unwittingly discovers why things have been going missing around the house. See why some things shouldn’t be found in “The Misplaced”.

Additional Information:

Color.

Runtime: 3 min. 54 sec.

Film 10: “Sisyphus”

Summary:

Greta and Marlene are two close friends who are both going through tough marriages. They share a long and secret history together and when one of them decides to make the next
move in their relationship by pursuing a wonderful moment in their lives, she is met with resistance. As time goes by their roles revise and they try to get back on track but like Sisyphus, they might be rolling a boulder up a hill just to watch it roll back down again.

Cast and Crew Information:

Directed and produced by David Graziano

Screenplay by Christopher DiNunzio

Story by Brian Casey

Cinematography by Nolan Yee

Audio by J. Marshall Craig

Original Score by Stephen Lanning-Cafaro

Executive Producer: Christine Perla

Producers: MD Cafaro and LT DiPaolo

Additional Information:

Color.

Runtime: 14 min. 33 sec.

*All films included herein are included in full with the kind permission of the directors themselves.

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