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Sleeping Giant (short)

Project information

Talent Andrew Cividino
Role of participant writer/director
Director Andrew Cividino
Status finished

Production details

Running time 13 min
Genre Coming-of-age
Year of production 2013
Country of Production Canada
Production Company
Film Forge


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Synopsis

Fourteen-year-old Adam is spending the summer in a small beach community on the North shore of Lake Superior. His dull summer routine shatters when he meets local boys Foster and Rizzo, two smart alecks who fill their long days with adventures and reckless stunting. When Adam learns he is competing with Foster for the affection of his crush, Taylor, he is drawn into a dark and unfamiliar world which leads the boys to the top of the infamous Todd's Cliff.


Participation in international festivals / awards

Winner, Youth Jury Prize - Locarno / TIFF / AFI Fest / Los Cabos
Nominee, Best Live Action Short – Canadian Screen Awards
Canada's Top Ten '14