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Mano a Mono

A man has returned home and is unable to find his wife, he sets about solving the mystery of why he can't find her, during his moment of crisis he is offered help from a most unlikely source, but all is revealed when a familiar femme fatale enters the building.


Director Biography - Saranne Bensusan

Saranne’s creativity started with music as she learned to play the piano as a teenager before getting a job editing and producing radio commercials a Moray Firth radio.

A few years later she moved to Surrey and made an application to study geology at the University of London where she formed the band From the 3rd story, as a singer and guitarist until she graduated and took up a solo recording contract.

Once released from her contract Saranne started to compose music for films before making her first short film “The Shoe” in 2009, she started her first feature an animation “The Hunting of the Snark” a year later which she also wrote, produced, photographed and edited as well as did much for the animating for and as part of a small team had to learn how to design and build the puppets. In 2012 Saranne also made a mockumentary titled “inevitability”


Credits

  • Saranne Bensusan Director The Hunting of the Snark

  • Saranne Bensusan Writer The Hunting of the Snark

  • Lawrence Mallinson Writer The Hunting of the Snark

  • Saranne Bensusan Producer The Hunting of the Snark

  • Lawrence Mallinson Producer The Hunting of the Snark

  • Tom Bonington Cast I put my Heart into this Film

  • Sharon Lawrence Cast Out

  • Sona Mason Cast Cops vs Freak

  • Terry Shipton Cast Cockney vs zombies

  • Saranne Bensusan Editor The Hunting of the Snark

  • Tom Bonington Key Cast ABCs of Death 2

  • Sharon Lawrence Key Cast Gangsters, Guns & Zombies

Specifications

  • Access Code international short film festival Bangalor June 8, 2015 World

  • International Film Festival for Shorts, Doocumentaries and Comedy Jakarta November 16, 2015 Asian Premiere International Award of Merit

  • Oregon Film Awards Oregon November 1, 2015 Silver Award

  • North Wales International Film Festival Wales January 31, 2016 Welsh Premiere Best Actor - Tom Bonington

  • International Film Festival for Documentary Short and Comedy Indonesia November 8, 2015 Indonesian Premiere International Award of Merit

  • Carmarthen Bay Film Festival Llanelli United Kingdom May 11, 2016 Welsh Premiere

  • Short-filmz.com May 1, 2016 Official Selection

  • Maverick Movie Awards New York United States October 1, 2016 Official Selection

  • Maverick Movie Awards New York United States October 1, 2016 Nominee Best Actress - Sharon Lawrence

  • Pipa Film Fest Brazil April 6, 2017 Brazilian Premiere official selection

  • Femme Filmmakers Festival Los Angeles United States September 2, 2017 Californian Official Selection


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