Scorched Earth

  • Markela Kontaratou
  • Greece, UK
  • 2023
  • 16'

It is summer in Greece. Escaping from the heat, Stela finds refuge in her summer house hoping to write her final thesis. There, her loud Neighbour and his Girlfriend keep distracting her. One night Stela witnesses a horrible crime. The film premiered at the Locarno Film Festival.

Subtitles: EN, HR

Markela Kontaratou

Markela Kontaratou is a visual artist and director from Greece. She studied fine arts at the Athens School of Fine Arts, English literature at the American College of Greece and graduated in film at the London Film School. Her films explore human behaviour in a setting that blurs reality and fiction.

Scorched Earth

Markela Kontaratou
Markela Kontaratou
Danae Demou, Vagelis Evangelinos, Marialena Ilia, Aphrodite Katsarou
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Mengyao Zhang
Jaina Liu, Kyriaki Kontaratou
London Film School
Festivals & Awards
Locarno Film Festival

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