April 4-14, 2019

The Christmas Gift

Synopsis

On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Ceausescu’s bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns into an ordeal as he finds out that his son has mailed a letter to Santa asking for his father’s wish to come true. As the boy understands it, his father’s desire is to see Ceausescu dead.

This work screens as part of the Narrative Shorts 2 block of short films

Screenings