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Venice Gap Financing Market
Take What You Can Carry

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Take What You Can Carry

Directed by Matthew Porterfield

  • USA, Germany 2015; 30 min
  • Original version: English, German, French
  • Genre: Short, Drama

  • Berlin IFF

  • From the director of SOLLERS POINT presented at Venice Gap Financing Market


A character study as well as a meditation on communication, creativity, and physical space, TAKE WHAT YOU CAN CARRY is a picture of a young woman seen through the interiors she occupies and the company she keeps. A North American living abroad, Lilly aspires to shape an intimate and private place of her own while connecting to the world around her. When she receives a letter from home, it provides the conduit she needs to fuse her transient self with the person she's always known herself to be.



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