The Last Mermaids
In the beginning there was water. Then there was life. The end is the new beginning.
In the beginning there was water. In the land of the beginnings spirits mingled with the souls. We played much because we were free. And when it was time for us to go, wondrous spirits danced around us to the music of gods protecting our souls across the interspaces and preparing us for existence. Each one of us made the passage alone. Alone, we had to survive the crossing.
The exile had begun…
Ben Okri "The famished road"
Genre: Drama, Surreal, Magical realism, children
Production Type: Fiction Film
Running Time: 5 mins
Written and directed by Nika Belianina
Producers: Nika Belianina, Chris Luckhardt of Willowood Films
WINNER - Audience Choice Award for Best Canadian Film
at the ReelHeART Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
HONORABLE MENTION at the 55th Rochester Int'l Film Festival
38th Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival, USA
27th Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, USA
Sharjan International Children's Film Festival, UAE
Coney Island Film Festival
Russian version (director's choice, with English subtitles)
This film has been generously supported by