Sunday, September 11, 2011

Frankie: Best Short Film, 2008 Berlinale Film Festival

Cool little short film . . . . Being a dad is harder than it looks.

Frankie — he’s only 15 and already getting ready for fatherhood. He has the best of intentions, that’s for sure. But everything around him — the lack of a father in his own life, institutions that shut him out, the gravitational pull of wayward friends, the folly of youth — make it unlikely that this story turns out well. Directed by Irish filmmaker Darren Thornton, Frankie was named Best Short film at the Berlinale Film Festival in 2008. A big thanks to Daniel B. for sending this our way….

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