The Silence of the Dying Fish

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    The Silence of the Dying Fish

    Directed by

    Greece, France

    2018

    19 min

    • Greek

    Comedy

    Makis is a fish farm worker. On his way to work one morning, he is informed that he has died the day before. After failed attempts to prove that he is alive, he accepts his fate with indifference and he spends his last day trying to secure shelter and caretakers for his beloved canaries, up until the time of his funeral.

    Awards

    • Best Short Film (2nd), Best Actor (Andreas Konstantinou) - Athens IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Alexandra K.
    Andreas Konstantinou
    Alexandros Papaioannou
    Screenplay
    Vasilis Kekatos
    Cinematography
    Giorgos Valsamis
    Editing
    Smaro Papaevaggelou
    Production
    BLACKBIRD PRODUCTION
    Sales
    SHORTCUTS
    Vasilis Kekatos

    Vasilis Kekatos

    Greece

    Vasilis Kekatos was born in Kefalonia, Greece in 1991. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies from the Brunel University London. His first short film, RETROGRADE (2015), was selected at Athens Premiere Nights. His second short ZERO STAR HOTEL (2016) won Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?”. Vasilis Kekatos is also the artistic director of the SeaNema Open Air Film Festival. His latest short film, THE SILENCE OF THE DYING FISH (2018), premiered at the Locarno Festival