|THE SMELL OF OAK|
|East Coast Premiere|
|Cast: ||Samantha Spatari|
|Crew: ||Producers: Mark Datuin - Screenwriters: Mark Datuin - Composer: Iain Gardner - Cinematographer: Dmitry Lopatin
A woman in denial has difficulty recalling the events of a violent assault.
Mark is an award-winning writer/director/producer. He is also the founder of MAD Resilience Films where he has written, directed and produced 28 short films and theatre productions. In 2014, his film Basted won Best International Film at the Milledgeville Film Festival. That was the first of a slew of accolades he collected for his subsequent films White Lock, Still Closed, and Mismatch and Lighter. He has received over 150 official selections on the festival circuit in France, Germany, Canada, India, the US and the UK. He has also been a featured panelist in Atlanta and Toronto, where he discussed the art of Writing a Short Film, and Diversity in the Film Industry. In 2016 Mark made his French-language directorial debut with the dysfunctional family drama “Pardonnez-moi Mon Père” (Forgive Me Father). Future productions include "Oksana and Viktor", about ex lovers who maintain an ill-fated long distance friendship, and “Limited", an examination of a tormented mother's attempt to reconcile her differences with her abusive son.
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