NIGHT TRAIN

A 28 years old woman, is going back from work on the night train. She is taking the big TER train to the outskirts of the city. Lonely, she looks out into the deserted landscape.
A chance encounter will make this night memorable.

Director: Sofia Gutman
France/Israel, 2021
3:25 min
nominiert für Best Short Film 20MINMAX 2022

Sofia Gutman is a filmmaker from Jerusalem, living and working in Paris. Sofia has graduated from Bezalel academy of arts and design In Jerusalem. During a student exchange program Sofia studied at ENSAD Paris. Sofia’s new film LOST VILLAGES has been selected for the residency of La Maison des auteurs, La cité de BD Angouleme and participated in Valence script writers’ festival. Sofia’s short film Passing Lights have received the Plume de Cristal prize in the Valence festival of script writers and participated in Clermont Ferrand pitch. Sofia’s film AUTUMN took part in festival Ciné Poéme, Tel-Aviv human rights film festival, Festival de film social- le 25eme image, San Francisco Frozen festival and others.
Sofia’s graduation film REHOVOT was selected to a couple of dozens of festivals and received the rising star award in Canada’s international film festival. It was screened on the 2nd channel in Israel. Sofia worked on several films for enterprises such as UNESCO Paris, Nestle, the city of Science and Industry Museum in Paris and several others. Sofia have worked as a traditional 2D animator and Back ground artist on several films, working with La belle affaire productions, A perte de vue film et Les Valseurs.

Sofia Gutman, Director of Night train (2021)

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