The Dead Man Speaks


DIRECTOR: Marcos Mereles


RUNTIME: 2 m GENRE: Drama, Experimental, Short Short  

BLOCK A:  MYSTERIES & MEMORIES (PART 1)               

WEBSITE and TRAILER dead man’s thoughts about his current state. Q&A with director Marcos Mereles after the screening.

SCREENING: Thursday 23.08.18, 12-1.30 PM






Marcos Mereles was born in Argentina, and is based in London. After finishing his studies in Film and TV Production at the National University of Cordoba, he made his short debut NOCHEBUENA, that was picked up at the Cannes Film Festival by a French distribution company. 

In 2016, he wrote and directed two short films: FLORINDA & FLORIANA in Italy and DE DODE SPREEKT in the Netherlands. 

DE DODE SPREEKT was selected to premiere at the Imagine Film Festival in the EYE Filmmuseum (Netherlands), including a nomination for a Silver Méliès for Best Short European Fantastic Film; while FLORINDA & FLORIANA premiered in Competition at the Via dei Corti Film Festival 2017 in Catania, Italy. 

In 2018, DE DODE SPREEKT had its UK Premiere at the Manchester Film Festival, winning Best Experimental Film, with an additional screening at the Saul Hay Art Gallery (UK), and has been officially selected by many other prestigious film festivals.