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.)

  • Marlisa Doubell
    Director
  • Simon Antoneli
    Director
  • Marlisa Doubell
    Writer
  • Monde Kawana, Bench films
    Producer
  • Marlisa Doubell
    Producer
  • Marlisa Doubell
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 35mm, RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 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
    Finalist
    Nominations/Award: Best Narrative; Best Style
  • Rapid Lion Film Festival
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    March 2, 2018
    Official selection
  • Silver Screen Awards (SSSF)
    Florida
    United States
    February 2, 2018
    Official selection
  • Olympus Film Festival
    L.A.. U.S.A.
    United States
    July 1, 2019
    Winner, Best short film
  • SA International Film Festival
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    March 3, 2019
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • SELF
Director Biography - Marlisa Doubell, Simon Antoneli

Marlisa comes from a theatre based background and is self taught in film-making. Marlisa holds a BA degree in Psychology & English; a UK teachers qualifications (QTS & NQT) in Drama & English; and a post graduate degree from the Academy of Live & Recorded Arts in acting.

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Director Statement

This story is based on my own experience and is created in loving memory of of my father. I wanted to create a visual poem and to offer something special to anyone who may have lost someone close.
A tribute to my father, Clive Ivan Doubell.