THE CRITIC

World premiere at the 2018 Boston Film Festival, Winner Best Director at the 2018 UK Film Review Awards and Best Short Film at the 2019 Method Fest, as well as Indie Shorts Mag's Editor's Pick - "The Best Of All, From 2018!". The Critic offers a glimpse into the darker side of fame, as a starry-eyed actress, fresh off a major win embarks on an interview that proves to be a lot more than just that.

...a particularly poignant piece of cinema in the current social climate... loaded with exceptional dialogue... and packed with substantial emotional heft
— UK FILM REVIEW ★★★★★
hard hitting and achingly moving... worth every minute of the short!
— INDIE SHORTS MAG ★★★★★
grabs you from the start... and then straps you in on an emotional roller coaster ride.
— FILM THREAT ★★★★
 

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SYNOPSIS

A starry-eyed actress with a troubled past faces her harshest critic during an interview gone wrong.

THE CRITIC POSTER

2018 | USA | 15 MIN
[Narrative Short, Drama]

 

Starring: Stella Velon, Alan Smyth, Todd Karner

Produced by: The Punk Floyd Company
Written and Directed by: Stella Velon
Producer/Executive Producer: Jean Gabriel Kauss
Cinematography by: Akis Konstantakopoulos
Edited by: Ivan Andrijanic
Music by: Asaf Sagiv

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