30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Clinging to a smooth, curved surface high above a sentient abyss, a girl tries to cover the few feet back to safety without losing purchase and falling to her death.
2016 | Winner: Best Short Film
You can't get simpler than this and it is literally gripping, but aside from being technically perfect, it feels like it is no more than an exercise (a pretty good one).
Palpable tension - my stomach was in knots. But the unanswered 5ws are bothersome - who, what, why, where? Guess the "when" is irrelevant.