It’s a late December night. Amalia is a career driven woman in her mid thirties and a mistress in a complicated love affair with a complicated man. While waiting to hear from her lover, Amalia encounters a 12 year old boy selling used books in the parking lot of a fast food drive through. She decides to "save" him from the long hours of waiting in the cold winter’s night for his bus to arrive in the morning, by giving him a ride home. The more they drive into the night the less certain it is who is saving who…

Director: Ana Pasti
Live-Action, Romania, 2020
20:53 min | trailer
nominiert für Best Short Film 20MINMAX 2021

Ana Pasti is an Eastern -European actress originally from Romania. In 2011 she won a Fulbright Grant and completed an MFA in acting at USC in Los Angeles. She performed on both continents in over 25 theater productions, numerous short films, award winning features and popular TV series. She became interested in writing while collaborating in developing two ensemble theater pieces based on Sophocles’ Greek tragedies Electra and Trojan Women, both performed at Dock Scene Theater in LA. She also created two solo performance shows of which Because I can or the things I’d do for love was selected in Hollywood Fringe Festival. Even though she never took a screen writing class, before writing In Between, she wrote the script for the short A day from a life of a pay phone in which she also starred as the leading role. In between represents her directorial debut, although she has no formal training as a filmmaker.

Ana Pasti, Director of IN BETWEEN  (2020)




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