CGiiilogo

Latest Shorts...

  • Stepdaddy
  • Pancakes
  • Out
  • Pray for Us
  • Lime
  • Latin Boys (The)
  • I am yet to make you a love song
  • Unicorn
  • Adam and Steve
  • Israeli Boys (The)
  • Leave of Absence
  • Stav
  • Three: Shlosha
  • Other Black Boys
  • Heat (The)
  • 2064
  • Naughty Amelia Jane
  • Sex
  • Dirt Between My Fingers (The)
  • Mandem
  • Metamorphosis
  • Feeling Flush
  • Boy and the Balloon (The)
  • Three Centimetres
  • Pompeii
  • How I Came Out
  • BEYOND There's always a black issue Dear
  • Catch the Light
  • Stray Dogs Come Out at Night
  • Jesse Jams
  • Boys on Film 1-20
  • Diane Linkletter Story (The)
  • Miss Man
  • Room for Two
  • See You Soon
  • Sleeping Longing
  • Passing (The)
  • Scene (The)
  • Lone Wolf
  • Terminally in Love

Three Centimetres

Country: UK | Lebanon, Language: Arabic, 9 mins

  • Director: Lara Zeidan
  • Writer: Lara Zeidan
  • Producer: John Giordano

CGiii Comment

Lack of planning is something many short filmmakers are guilty of...resulting in a less-than-successful film. Another little problem that crops up is...rehearsal...there is no such thing as over-rehearsal.

Lara Zeidan knows how to plan. She knows how to rehearse. She knows how to write...dialogue...that suits her actors.

Three Centimetres is a one-take masterclass. The technical complexity is breathtaking. The conversation is...compulsive and claustrophobic...on a Ferris wheel?!? How can that be?

This is what happens when you plan and rehearse...this is what you get when you have talent.


Watch...

Three Centimetres - [Lara Zeidan, 2018] from London Film School on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

A moment of floating, standstill. Four girlfriends are sitting in the gondola of a Ferris wheel. The camera takes in the view of the Mediterranean sea on the Lebanese coast, watches the girls boarding the gondola, turns a round with them, rides up to the very top. Then, the wheel suddenly comes to a halt and so does the camera. Their conversation has just come to an abrupt end when Manal confesses that she has a girlfriend.

Cast & Characters

Mira Choukeir (Manal)
Joyce Abou Jaoude (Suzie)
Bissan Ahmad (Joanna)
Melissa Dano (Tamara)