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International Short Film Competition

My father’s shoes

A film based on a true story about a record breaking globetrotter and widowed father, who uses his extraordinary past to teach his young daughter lessons about life.

SHORTS O’CLOCK II, Sunday, February 28, at 18:00 (GMT +2) & rerun on Monday, March 1, at 16:00 (GMT +2)

English title:

My father’s shoes

Original title:

Opinci

Directors:

Anton & Damian Groves

Country:

Romania

Genre:

Animation

Year

2019

Length:

18'

Dialogues:

Romanian

Subtitles:

English

Cast (VOICE):

Tamara Buciuceanu-Botez, Marcel Iures, Julia Marcan, Ciobanu Petru, Veronica Stoian

A quote for the film:

He had a tough life, but he got to know the world.

Selective List of festivals and awards:

Best Short Film Award (Transilvania International Film Festival), Best Animation Award (Dumbo Festival in New York), Best Animation award (Bucharest Short Film Festival), Festival de Clermont-Ferrand (prix coup coeur canal + family), Best Animation Award (Santiago Independent Film Award), Animest - Winner Best Romanian Animation

Director’s bio:

Anton and Damian Groves are half English, half Romanian brothers. Interested in art and storytelling from a young age, they found their voice in filmmaking and their passion took them to Romania. Since then, together they have been telling stories through film, music videos and commercials, having won a selection of awards and screened in many festivals throughout the world including London's BFI.