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18TH FILM PROGRAMME

THE EXPECTED

Animation
Sweden , 2021, 14'30''
Director: Carolina Sandvik
Producer: Carolina Sandvik
Cinematographer: Carolina Sandvik
Writer: Carolina Sandvik
Animation: Carolina Sandvik
Composer: Markus Samnell
Editor: Carolina Sandvik

Synopsis: A man finds his pregnant partner drained of all her blood in the tub. She is moved to the bedroom where she remains confined, unable to do anything but staring and blinking. The father-to-be anxiously moves around the flat until he decides to pour the blood from the tub into the couple’s aquarium. Hours, days or weeks pass. Something is moving in the aquarium. It seems to be growing larger every day, but without revealing its full shape.

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Director: Carolina Sandvik
Carolina Sandvik is an artist and filmmaker born 1988 in Avesta, Sweden. She lives and works in Malmö, and received an MFA from Malmö Art Academy 2019. Her stop motion animations have been screened at festivals such as SXSW, Sitges Fantastic Film Festival and Tallinn Black Nights. Dreams from the Ocean was nominated for Best Swedish Short at Gothenburg Film Festival 2018 and The Expected won the Best Swedish Short Competition at Gothenburg Film Festival 2021.


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