Gardening guide

A 10’ digital 2D animated short film
Written and directed by Sarah Hatooka-Scebat
A coproduction Les Films de l’Arlequin / The Hive studio

Aria gives birth to a son – Leo. But her joy becomes a nightmare when she discovers her child is covered in thorns. Aria cannot connect with him and tries to find a solution in a gardening guide in vain. Trapped in the guilt of being a bad mother, she’s lying to herself : Leo is autistic.

Some awards : Jury special prize Un poing c’est court – Special award Festival of Nations

Some selections in France : Festival National du film d’animation – Festival du film d’animation de Pontarlier – Court en Champagne

Some selections abroad : Zabut – Animfest – Short shorts – Animafest _ Animanima –  Tel-Aviv student film festival – Animatou – Imaginaria – Festi-France Brésil – Cinanima – Animation Marathon