A love story of obsession and sharp teeth, between a woman left behind in a fairy tale gone wrong and a merman trapped in a reality that drowns him.

A film made for Channel 4 and Arts Council England in 2005, commissioned by animate!. A Doctorpuss Production.

Director: Katerina Athanasopoulou
Woman: Gwynne McElveen
Merman: Ben Hardy
Set Design: Suzie Templeton
Music: Repairman
Sound Design: Fonic (Jake Roberts & Barnaby Templer)
Editor: Tony Fish
Producer: Becalelis Brodskis

2005 6’

Selected screenings

-Les Innatendues Festival, Lyon, France 2008
-Platforma film festival, Athens, Greece 2007
-Part of Animation, Avant-Garde and Experimental Films program within the CineWomen NY Screenings. Two Boots Pioneer Theater, New York January 2007
-Part of Clermont Ferrand selection program, screened at Le Cube, Paris
-Sweet Salt was part of the showreel of the British Council, during the Cannes Film Festival 2006
-Seoul Net and Film Festival, South Korea 2006
-PiFan Film Festival, South Korea 2006
-Image Forum Festival in Japan as part of an animation program show in Tokyo in April and then Kyoto, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Yokohama and Kanazawa.
-FEMINA - Festival Internacional de Cinema Feminino, Rio de Janeiro, May 2006
-Britspotting festival ,Berlin, April 2006
-Screened on Channel 4 along with short interview, as part of animate! tv, December 05 and Feb. 06
-Acquired for distribution by The British Council Film Dept., London
-Acquired for distribution by The Lux, London
-European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, 2006
-Red Stick International Animation Festival, 2006
-Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short Film Festival, France, February 2006
-Halloween Short Film Festival, London, 2005
--Potenza Short Film Festival, Italy 2005
-Rio de Janeiro Short Film Festival, 2005
-Special Preview Norwich Animation Festival, UK, 2005
-Special Preview Flip Festival, UK, 2005
-Special Preview Wolverhampton Animation Festival, UK, 2005

Awards
Cinewomen New York Award - 2007
The Red Stick Professional Experimental Abstract Award - USA 2006

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