TMARAMRLT

As they go about their work, an assassin couple discuss their physical and existential futures in this post-modern art house dark comedy crime noir.

Subtitles available in any language upon request.

  • Egor Barkanov
    Director
  • Mani Yarosh
    Key Cast
    "Woman"
  • Pete Lynch
    Key Cast
    "Man"
  • Pete Lynch
    Writer
  • Pete Lynch
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 15, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1920x1080
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    April 2, 2020
    North American Premiere
    Semi-Finalist: Indie Short (low budget)
  • Baja California International Film Fest
    Baja, California
    Mexico
    June 4, 2020
    International Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Independent Shorts Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    May 16, 2020
    Winner: Best Indie Short; Award Winner: Bronze Trophy for Best Dark Comedy; Honorable Mention: Best Acting Duo
  • Big Bear Film Summit
    Big Bear, California
    United States
    June 12, 2020
    Official Selection
  • IndieX Film Fest
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    May 30, 2020
    Finalist: Best Dark Comedy Short; Best Acting Duo
  • Indie Short Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 6, 2020
    Finalist: Best Comedy Short; Best Acting Duo; Best First Time Director; Best Crime Short
  • Kyiv Film Festival (Ukraine)
    Kyiv
    Ukraine
    June 26, 2020
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
  • MLC Awards
    Madison, Wisconsin
    United States
    August 9, 2020
    Midwest US Premiere
    Finalist: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Short Film
  • Redwood Shorts and Scripts Festival
    Redwood City, Bay Area, CA
    United States
    August 24, 2020
    Bay Area Premiere
    Winner: Best Fiction Short; Best Post Modern Short
  • SHORT to the Point International Short Film Festival
    Bucharest
    Romania
    August 30, 2020
    Romanian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Warped Dimension
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
    September 25, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Madras Independent Film Festival
    Chennai
    India
    September 1, 2020
    Semi-Finalist: Best Short Film
  • Wallachia International Film Festival
    Bucharest
    Hungary
    September 11, 2020
    Silver Award for Best Fiction Short
  • Prague International Indie Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    September 19, 2020
    Czech Republic Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Global Indie Film Fest
    Glasgow, Scotland
    United Kingdom
    October 2, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Fickin' International Film Festival Kinshasa
    Kinshasa
    Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
    November 10, 2020
    Congo Premiere; African Premiere
    Official Selection
  • ARFF Amsterdam // International Awards
    Amsterdam
    Netherlands
    September 26, 2020
    Netherlands Premiere
    Official Selection; Semi-Finalist for Best Short Film
  • Golden Bridge İstanbul Short Film Festival
    Istanbul
    Turkey
    October 23, 2020
    Official Selection
  • After Hour Film Festival
    Online Event
    Mexico
    November 3, 2020
    Award Winner: Best Thriller Short; Official Selection
  • Spain Film Connect
    Madrid
    Spain
    December 24, 2020
    Spain Premiere
    Official Selection
  • San Francisco Another Hole In The Head Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
    December 11, 2020
    Official Selection
  • National Short Film Festical
    Washington, D.C.
    United States
    December 4, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Le Prince International Film Festival
    Caracas
    Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
    December 30, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Best Indie Film Awards
    London
    United Kingdom
    January 30, 2021
    UK Premiere
    Official Selection; Finalist
  • Indie Short Film Fest
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    June 6, 2020
    Official Selection; Nominated for Best Crime Short; Best Dark Comedy Short
  • Madrid Film Awards
    Madrid
    Spain
    February 6, 2021
    Official Selection; Semi-Finalist
  • Best Male Actor Award
    London
    United Kingdom
    February 28, 2021
    Official Selection; Finalist
  • Hollywood International Golden Age Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    March 9, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Venice Shorts
    Venice, California
    United States
    March 17, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Golden State Film Festival
    Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
    United States
    March 19, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Great Message International Film Festival
    Mumbai
    India
    March 26, 2021
    Winner, Best Editor
  • The Continental Film Festival
    Munich
    Germany
    March 27, 2021
    Nominee: Best Screenplay; Best Short Film; Best Actor; Best Actress
  • GELOS Comedy Film Festival
    Pyrgos, Limassol
    Cyprus
    April 1, 2021
    Cyrus Premiere
    Finalist: Best Comedy Short
  • Open Window International Film Challenge
    West Bengal
    India
    April 5, 2021
    Best Thriller Short & Best Post Modern Short
  • Iconic Images Film Festival

    India
    April 20, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Bridge Fest
    Vancouver
    Canada
    May 1, 2021
    Canadian Premiere
    Official Selection; Finalist
  • Anatolia International Film Festival
    Istanbul
    Turkey
    May 23, 2021
    Finalist, Best Lead Actor
  • Arthouse Festival of Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Caifornia
    United States
    July 16, 2021
    Semi-Finalist: Best Thriller Short
  • Manhattanhenge Film Awards
    Manhattan, NY
    United States
    August 23, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF)
    Kishinev
    Moldova, Republic of
    September 23, 2021
    Semi Finalist: Best Short Film
  • The Flick Fest
    Higley, AZ
    United States
    February 12, 2022
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Xerb - Independent Shorts Awards channel; Film Fest Distribution channel
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Pay Per View
Director - Egor Barkanov
Director Statement

Pushing boundaries and helping press forward with new worlds, using ideas of what I'm not seeing out there as my main source for whatever medium I chose.