Hector Malot: The Last Day of the Year

A film by: Jacqueline Lentzou

New Year’s eve dawns in a moon-kissed car, and Sofia has a dream that she tells no-one: while walking on a desert, she gets to know that she is sick. She pretends she does not care. Has she lost her heart?

Country: Greece
Length: 23’19”
Completion: 05/2018
Genre: fiction
Themes: Drama, Youth, Family, Dreams
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Greek
Subtitles: English, French

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Festivals:

  1. Semaine de la Critique, France (9 – 17 May, 2018)
    Official Selection Won: Leica Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film
  2. Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia Herzegovina (10 – 17 August, 2018)
    Official Short Film Competition
  3. Concorto Film Festival, Italy (18 – 25 August, 2018)
    Official Competition
  4. FeKK – Ljubljana Short Film Festival, Slovenia (20 – 25 August, 2018)
    Special program: East of Eden
  5. Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo, Mexico (21 – 26 August, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition Special Mention
  6. Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (6 – 16 September, 2018)
    Short Cuts
  7. International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece (16 – 22 September, 2018)
    National Competition Won: Silver Dionysos
  8. Athens International Film Festival, Greece (19 – 30 September, 2018)
    Greek Short Film CompetitionWon: Best Film & Best Female Performance
  9. Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, Finland (20 – 30 September, 2018)
    Official Selection
  10. International Adana Film Festival, Turkey (22 – 30 September, 2018)
    Semaine the la Critique retrospective
  11. Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland (27 September – 7 October, 2018)
    International Shorts Competition
  12. Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, Belgium (28 September – 5 October, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  13. Milano Film Festival, Italy (28 September – 7 October, 2018)
    Internatonal Short Film Competition
  14. Festival Du Nouveau Cinema, Canada (3 – 14 October, 2018)
    International Competition & Retrospective
  15. RAVAC International Film Festival, Republic of Moldova (4 – 7 October, 2018)
    International Short Competition
  16. Indiecork, Ireland (7 – 14 October, 2018)
    International Competition 
  17. International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, Cyprus (13 – 19 October, 2018)
    International Competition
  18. THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece (19 – 21 October, 2018)
    Official Selection
  19. La Orquídea Film Festival, Ecuador (19 – 26 October, 2018)
    International Shorts Showcase
  20. Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (22 – 28 October, 2018)
    International Competition

Director: Jacqueline Lentzou
Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou
Producer: Fenia Cossovitsa
Cinematographer: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Sound: Leandros Ntounis, Nikos Linardopoulos
Sound design: Persephone Miliou
Editor: Dora Masklavanou
Production Designer: Laura Anna Lucas,
Costume Designer : Eva Goulakou
Cast: Sofia Kokkali, Nikos Zeginoglou, Katerina Zisoudi, Giannis Papadopoulos, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Phaedra Tsolina, Promitheas Aleiferopoulos