Yulia & Juliet

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Yulia & Juliet is contemporary love story based on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet.

Yulia and Juliet, both 16, are locked up in a closed juvenile detention centre. Despite their circumstances, they feel like they can take on anything together. They’re in love with each other. Nothing can hurt them when they’re together.But then Juliet is released. Her time in the institution is over. Yulia doesn’t know what to do. She can’t live without Juliet. When they see each other again, they look at each other with love in their eyes. Then everything goes black.

Color, 12 min, fiction, drama, LGBT.


Director: Zara Dwinger

Screenplay by: Jolein Laarman

Producers: Erik Glijnis, Leontine Petit

Cinematography: Douwe Hennink

Editor: Fatih Tura

Sound design: Tijn Hazen

Composers: Ella van der Woude & Juho Nurmela

Production Design: Tim Balk

 

International Première: Berlinale Generation 14+, 2019.

 

Festival selections:

  • Nederlands Film Festival 2018, debut competition, The Netherlands.
  • Internationales Film Festival Berlin 2019, Generation 14+, Germany
  • Go Short International short Film Festival 2019, Dutch competition, The Netherlands
  • Zinegoak int. LGBT Film Festival 2019, international competition, Spain.
  • Roze Filmdagen 2019, Dutch competition, The Netherlands
  • International Film Festival Assen 2019, KersVers competition, The Netherlands.
  • Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival 2019, FUTURE teens competition, Germany.
  • Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival 2019, international competition, Germany
  • Wicked Queer Film Festival 2019, international short competition, US
  • Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2019, LGBTQ+ program, Ukraine.
  • Go Short International Short Film Festival 2019, Dutch competition, The Netherlands.
  • KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2019, international competition, India.
  • San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival(Frameline) 2019, international competition, US.
  • Palm Springs International Short Fest 2019, international competition, US.
  • Filmfestival van de Kortste Nacht 2019, short film program, The Netherlands
  • Ficbueu International Film Festival 2019, panorama selection, Spain.
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019, international shorts program, UK.
  • Shortcutz Amsterdam 2019, narrative fiction competition, The Netherlands.
  • Chéries-Chéris Film Festival 2019, shorts program, France.
  • Concorto international Short Film Festival 2019, Absolute Beginners Program, Italy.
  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2019, international competition, US.
  • Queer Screen Film Festival 2019, lesbian shorts program, Australia.
  • En Plein Public 2019, shorts program, The Netherlands.
  • Raindance International Film Festival 2019, queer program, UK. 
  • Milwaukee Film Festival 2019, international shorts competition, US.
  • KUKI International Short Film Festival for Children & Youth, Girls Riot! program, Germany.
  • Tirana international film festival 2019, panorama section, Albania.
  • Les Rencontres Cinessonne 2019, short films program, France.
  • Queer Weiterstadt Film Festival 2019, short films program, Germany.
Client: Lemming Film
Date: October 1, 2018
Services: Sales, Festival distribution
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