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DOUGGY


Category
Short, Drama
Director
Matvey Fiks
Year
2017
Country
United States
Runtime
00:19:08
Budget
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Other Festivals
39th Moscow International Film Festival // 70th Locarno Festival // 55th New York Film Festival

An aging tow truck driver, Douggy is lonely and neglected, like the stray dog that haunts him at night. Deep wrinkles hide his emotions, his movements are mechanical, his speech consists of abrupt exclamations and an impersonal female voice on the answer machine is his only companion. Douggy is sick with diabetes and hasn’t been able to get his woman to pick up the phone for the past 24 hours. Does he have anything to do with his teenage son’s suicide attempt?

 

Director Biography – Matvey Fiks

Matvey Fiks (1994) was born in Russia and grew up between Moscow and New York. In 2016, he graduated from NYC’s School of Visual Arts with a degree in Film. Matvey now directs music videos, commercials and fictional/nonfictional short films. Matvey was a recipient of Kodak’s 2015 Scholarship Award, with which support he shot his thesis film work School of Visual Arts – Douggy.

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