A DIALOGUE-DRIVEN DRAMA SHORT FILM ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AN ABUSIVE FATHER AND HIS ESTRANGED, CODEPENDENT DAUGHTER.
Siphonophore (2018) is a short film by Linnea Pihl (writer, director, producer and lead actress), also starring Alan Adler and Jenny Gustavsson. Produced by Hanna Oldenburg, with cinematography by Arpi Sahakyan and editing by Michelle Claase.
A young woman has not seen her father in 9 years, but has now agreed to meet him and talk. They awkwardly and desperately try to reconnect and find some common ground, but quickly problems arise. Old wounds and unmet needs are resurfacing, and they both have high expectations - but are they willing to give anything in return?