BLEAK AS THE SETTING SUN


a short film 



SYNOPSIS

During the COVID pandemic, when hospitals prohibit visitors, a young woman tries to keep her palliative mother at home, while grappling with her own physical and emotional disintegration.

CREW

Written & Directed by Joanna Decc
Produced by Ahlam Hassan & Philippe Corbin 
Director of Photography Mack Calistan  
Assistant Director Goldbloom Micomonaco
1st AC Adrian Muir
2nd AC Alex Berceanu
On Set Coach/Associate Producer Jane Moffat
Production Designer Logan Graham Greene
Location Sound Recordist Keth Sivakumar
Gaffer Willy Minh Le
Key Grip Eamon Hills
Swing Sam Pearce
Steadicam Jan Schäle Ubeda
Script Supervisor Reshma Chandran
Editor Kalainithan Kalaichelvan
Assistant Editor Dylan Ntwali
Sound Editor João Thiré 
Set Dresser Lysandra Falsitta
Set Dresser Hannah Simard

Hair and Makeup Michael Cubero
Painting Izabella Orlowski
BTS Hayley Keenan*


*photographs on website taken by Hayley

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MORE INFO

For the director’s treatment, moodboard, and other documents related to the film or for general information please email us via the contact at the bottom of the page. 


CONTESTS
Quarter- finalist, PAGE International Screenwriting Awards; Honorable Mention, The Finish Line Script Competition; Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival Script Competition;
SUPPORT

                     



We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.


Produced with the assistance of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT).