Two Pink Lines

Two pink lines on an early pregnancy test strip take a young women on the journey of discovery and self-doubt. She goes through the series of emotional reactions provoked by her psycho-physical changes and by technology reliance during pregnancy and childbirth. Medical checkups and everyday events in the anticipation of the baby unsuspectingly lead her to antepartum depression.

  • Tihoni Brcic
    Director
  • Tihoni Brcic
    Producer
  • Iva Brcic
    Key Cast
  • Joe Baker
    Sound by
  • Tihoni Brcic
    Editor
  • Tihoni Brcic
    Art Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Croatia
  • Country of Filming:
    Croatia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    2K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • LIFFT India Filmostav - World Cine Fest 2019

    India
    Documentary Short (Semi finalist)
  • Equality International Film Festival 2018

    United States
    Documentary Short (Producer's Award Winner)
  • Canada Shorts: Canadian & International Short Film Festival 2018

    Canada
    International Shorts (Award of Merit)
  • Grecanica International Film Festival 2018

    Italy
    Documentary (Nominee)
  • Mediterranean Film Festival MedFF 2018

    Italy
    Short Film & Docs (Nominee)
  • Los Angeles CineFest 2018

    United States
    Experimental (Semi-Finalist)
  • STIFF San Mauro Torinese International Film Festival 2018

    Italy
    Documentary Short (Nominee)
  • Cinema WorldFest Awards 2017

    Canada
    Experimental Short (Award of Merit)
  • Creation International Film Festival 2017

    Canada
    Best Experimental Documentary (Winner)
  • Miami Independent Film Festival 2017

    United States
    Short Narrative & Doc (Nominee)
  • Top Indie Film Awards 2017

    United States
    Best Experimental Short (Nominee)
  • Top Indie Film Awards 2017

    United States
    Best Original Idea (Nominee)
  • Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival 2017

    United States
    Best Lead Actress (Nominee)
  • GoldClass CineStar Cinemas

    Croatia
    May 11, 2016
    Croatia
Director Biography - Tihoni Brcic

Tihoni Brcic, D.F.A. was born in Croatia in 1971. He works on documentaries, animated shorts, motion pictures, exhibition videos and television shows as a title designer, art director, director and editor.

He earned doctoral degree in graphic arts from Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia in 2016, and M.F.A. degree in film & video from Academy of Art College in San Francisco, USA in 1998. He teaches film graphics and multimedia at Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, Croatia since 2003. He published several research articles in arts and humanities journals.

Selected filmography:
2020– “Hedgehog Spikiney”, animated short: directing, art directing, compositing, title design.
2020 – “AD 1202”, animated short: art direction, compositing, title design.
2017 – “Easygoing Teddy”, animated short: art direction, compositing, title design.
2016 – “Two Pink Lines”, docufiction short: directing, filming, editing, art direction, title design (Winner: Creation International Film Festival 2017, Cinema WorldFest Awards, 2017)
2013 – “Zulejka: The Legend of Ogulin”, animated short: editing, art direction, compositing, title design.
2011 – “Dusan Vukotic: Croatian Oscar Winner”, documentary: title design.
2007 – “Vladimir Prelog: Curiosity for the Truth”, documentary short: directing, editing, title design.
2007 – Zagreb City Museum: “Stepping into the New Century - Urban Development of the University Square”, video installation: directing, editing, art direction, title design.
2005 – “Sleep Sweet, my Darling”, motion picture: title design.
2003 – “Lili: Born to Step”, documentary: directing & editing (with Ida Tomic & Tanja Kirhmajer), title design.
2002 – “Winter in Rio”, motion picture: title design.
2000 - “Photography in Croatia”, TV show: title design (Winner: HOW 10th Annual International Design Competition, 2002)

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Director Statement

Becoming a father was a life-changing experience. I couldn’t imagine what becoming a mother would be like, or a baby… until I captured it in Two Pink Lines. Six years in the making, it was the movie I just had to make. It might be silent but speaks volumes.

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