The Autumn of Zao Official Selection – Competition
HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL directed by Nikolaus Roche-Kresse
“Zao and his mom have just arrived in a house in the middle of the woods where they intend to stay for a few days. Zao loves video games, dinosaurs and the creatures that live in children’s tales, but he did not have many opportunities to play outdoors. One day, a little rascal called Chloe finds a way to take him out in nature and experience life. Above all, she tells him that under the surface of the lake lives a creature. She reveals the secret to make the creature rise up to the surface: to skip 13 stones on the lake… But Zao also has a secret, and he only wants to share it with the creature… ”
The Autumn of Zao ( L’automne de Zao) French short film ( French with English subtitles) Childhood, Fantastic, Drama, Death) Official Selection – Competition
HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL directed by Nikolaus Roche-Kresse.
Screening during the HollyShorts Film Festival on August 15th at 12.00 PM at the TCL Chinese Theatres.
“Beyond the pain, death and time, The Autumn of ZAO is a hymn to dream, life and childhood.”