The Dead Man Speaks


Director: Marcos Mereles Country of origin: The Netherlands Runtime: 3m Genre: Experimental Screening: 02.03.19 Block I: BENELUX SHORTS Time: 3.30-5PM

A dead man’s thoughts about his current state. Website

The Filmmaker

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Marcos Mereles is a London based award-winning filmmaker. After finishing the studies in Film & TV Production at the National University of Cordoba (Argentina), he made his short debut NOCHEBUENA, that was picked up for distribution at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2016, he wrote and directed two short films: FLORINDA & FLORIANA in Italy (also being screened at NRFF Amsterdam 2019), and the multi award-winning DE DODE SPREEKT in the Netherlands . DE DODE SPREEKT has been screened in festivals like the 15th East End Film Festival (London, UK), the 49th Nashville (Academy Award-Qualifying, USA), the 22nd Fantasia (Canada), the 3rd New Renaissance Film Festival, London (winner of Best Short Short), the 9th Walthamstow (UK, winner of Best Drama) and soon will be screened at the UK Film Festival (London, UK). Marcos is currently developing two feature film projects and working on the post-production of his latest short NEVEZUCHIY (Russia, 2019).