Just a car

A short film about a young women who is going to sell her car. The narrative depicts all the past memories the old car holds for her. (A story based on the director/actor's own experience.)

  • Simon Antonelli; Marlisa Doubell
  • Marlisa Doubell
  • Monde Kawana, Bench films
  • Marlisa Doubell
    Key Cast
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 35mm, RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Mercedes Bokeh Film Festival
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    April 11, 2017
    South African Premiere
  • Cape Town
    South Africa
    April 9, 2017
    South African Premiere
    Official Selection
  • LA Shorts Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 25, 2017
    Platinum Award, Best Short Film
  • Short Film Awards (SOFIES)
    New York, New York
    United States
    February 14, 2018
    Nominations: Best Narrative; Best Style
  • Rapid Lion Film Festival
    South Africa
    March 2, 2018
    Official selection
  • Silver Screen Awards (SSSF)
    United States
    February 2, 2018
    Official selection
Distribution Information
  • SELF
Director Biography - Simon Antonelli; Marlisa Doubell

New to directing for cinema, Marlisa comes from a theatre training/ teaching background and holds a BA degree in Psychology & English and a further degree specialising in Drama & Education.

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Director Statement

This story is based on my own experience and is something that will remain incredibly special to me. A tribute to my father, Clive Ivan Doubell.