FBW-Grade "particularly valuable" // Official Selection LA Shorts IFF

The Head of the Cat

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A mother lives in seclusion with her 7-year-old daughter in a lonely house. The mother wants to train the child to become a specialist. Lessons and renunciation shape everyday life and the upbringing of the child. When the child receives a gift, everything changes.

Crew, Cast & Production

Director

Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining

Script

Harriet Maria Meining, Peter Meining

Camera

Rebecca Meining

Actors

Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Rosa Henriette Löwe, Oskar Brandt

Production

42film (GER), Mauser Film (GER)

Funding

Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, Amt für Kultur und Denkmalschutz Dresden, Sächsische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien

Film Information

Genre

Shortfilm

Languages

German

Countries

Germany

Year

2021

Length

29 min.

Festivals and Awards

  • LA Shorts International Film Festival 2021 // Official Selection

  • Arctic International Film Festival "Golden Raven"

  • Hof International Film Festival

  • Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

  • Filmfest Bremen

  • Landshuter Shortfilm Festival

  • Worldfest - Houston International Film Festival

  • Medellín International Film Festival

  • Mitteldeutsches Shortfilmfestival

  • Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (Semi-Finalist)