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Layla is trapped between her everyday consciousness and higher self – trying to make sense of her life and relationship.

Even though it looks like she has it all in life, not everything is what it seems to be.

Layla battles her decisions and her inner voices (daimonion) that challenge her to face her true reality and to destroy her false illusion.

Her partner Julian lives a secret life, one which Layla has tried to ignore but to confront her own identity, she must ultimately confront him.

By starting to listen to her daimonion she goes on an enigmatic journey, one of self-discovery to shed away her doubts and fears.

  • Naomi Karpati
  • Naomi Karpati
  • Jessica Stafford
    Key Cast
  • Guy Williams
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia, Indonesia
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Naomi Karpati

Naomi Karpati has some 10 years experience in the film industry. From acting, where she won `Best Female Action Performer` at the Action On Film Festival in Los Angeles in 2012, to working behind the camera in a multitude of roles. This includes a diversity of production duties to operation camera. Her credits include many award winning short films and features.

With this vast experience, Naomi formed Karpati Productions where she has directed numerous projects including promotional videos, short films, advertising ventures as well as other creative projects.

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Director Statement

Daimonion, a short action drama filmed in Australia and Indonesia, captures fantasy and reality. We are invited to take a journey through the protagonist's mind as she follows her inner voices (Daimonion) to challenge her doubts and fears.