The Noise of Licking
(A nyalintás nesze)
2017, animated shorts, digital, 9 minutes
PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2016.
PREMIER (INTERNATIONAL): 2017. 5.
A woman is watched every day by the neighbor's cat, as she takes care of her exotic plants.
This perverted ritual comes to an end when the cat disappears.
Next spring a peculiar stranger pays her a visit.
"My film was inspired by a short story written by Ádám Bodor, in which I was initially captivated by the absurd situation of an unexpected visitor silently watching a woman in her own living room as she is going about her day. Introducing another layer of voyeurism and sexuality to the original work, my aim was to capture an atmosphere in which we have a glimpse of the characters’ various ways of coping with loneliness, desire, sometimes self-destructing fetishes, and where at times it is difficult to differentiate between reality and imagination."
2016 - Hungarian Film Critics Awards - Best Short Animation
2016 - Mediawave Festival (Komárom, Hungary) - Best Hungarian Animation
|Péter Benjámin Lukács||Music|
|Péter Benjámin Lukács||Sound|
|Nadja Andrasev||Visual design|
|Cannes International Film Festival - 2016||Third Prize (ex-aequo) Cinéfondation|
|Zagreb Animafest - 2016||Special Mention|
|Denver International Film Festival - 2016||Best Short Animation|
|Kiev MOLODIST International Film Festival - 2016||Special Mention|
|London International Animation Festival - 2016||Jury Special Mention|
|Dresden International Short Film Festival - 2017||Special Mention|
|Athens International Film and Video Festival - 2017||Jurors' Recognition|
|New Orleans Film Festival - 2017||Best Animation|
|Bilbao Animakom - 2017||Special Jury Prize|
|MEDIAWAVE International Film & Music Festival - 2017||Best Hungarian Animation|
|Swansea Wales International Film Festival - 2017||Best Animated Short|
|Peru International Animated Short Film Festival - AJAYU - 2017||Best International Animation|
|Bucheon International Animation Festival - 2016||Grand Prize for Graduation Films|
|California Film Awards - 2018||Orson Welles Award|
|Annecy International Animated Film Festival - 2016||(in competition)|
|Palm Springs Short Film Festival - 2016|
|Sarajevo Film Festival - 2016|
|Hiroshima International Animation Festival - 2016|
|Saint-Petersburg Message to Man - 2016||(in competition)|
|Leeds International Film Festival - 2016|
|St. Louis IFF - 2016|
|Los Angeles Slamdance Film Festival - 2017||(in competition)|
|Dallas International Film Festival - 2017||(in competition)|
|Dresden International Short Film Festival - 2017||(in competition)|
|Hong Kong International Film Festival - 2017||(in competition)|
|Nashville Independant Film Festival - 2017||(in competition)|
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