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Video: Little Brother


Minimal crew, improvised dialogue, a child actor, and the bustling city of Toronto. These are the parameters set for Dominique Van Olm’s short about her younger brother’s first solo visit to Toronto. Little Brother charts the transitional time of adolescence when childhood ends and independence comes into fruition.

starring Dexter Thiessen, Dominique van Olm and Joseph Amenta

directed, edited by Dominique van Olm
produced by Darren Snowden
cinematography by Julia Hendrickson
original score by Dillon Baldessero

For an interview with the director, click here.

© deviio films 2017

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2 comments on “Video: Little Brother

  1. johnlawsonpoet
    March 26, 2021

    I’ve never seen that fragile, transitional stage of life handled more poignantly: so uncertain, so beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

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