SHORT NARRATIVE

Maria and Milo have always had a peculiar mother-son relationship that had never been questioned. That is until one day its limit is exercised. It is an examination of a tormented mother's attempt to reconcile her differences with her abusive son.

Writer-director Mark Datuin will attend the film screening along with lead actor Nicolas Sampedro-Sillmann.

Director's Bio

Mark, a COTB alum, is an award-winning writer/director/producer. He is also the founder of MAD Resilience Films where he has written, directed and produced 28 short films and theatre productions. In 2014, his film Basted won Best International Film at the Milledgeville Film Festival. That was the first of a slew of accolades he collected for his subsequent films White Lock, Still Closed, and Mismatch and Lighter. He has received over 150 official selections on the festival circuit in France, Germany, Canada, India, the US and the UK. He has also been a featured panelist in Atlanta and Toronto, where he discussed the art of Writing a Short Film, and Diversity in the Film Industry.

In 2016 Mark made his French-language directorial debut with the dysfunctional family drama “Pardonnez-moi Mon Père” (Forgive Me Father), which screened at COTB.
Mark Datuin
Mark Datuin
Mark Datuin
2020
15 Minutes
Canada (Toronto)
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1/26/20 10:30am at Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA)
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