Directed by Paris Zarcilla
POMMEL is set within the world of competitive gymnastics. It’s a coming-of-age drama about the tumultuous relationship between two young East Asian brothers as they compete for recognition and approval in an upcoming gymnastics competition.
Born in London, England, Paris Zarcilla is a film and television director. Drawing from his years as a competitive gymnast and training in ballet, he emerged with a script called POMMEL, with the support of Creative England and the BFI. He is currently writing a TV mini-series, which he’ll direct under the digital Emmy-nominated production company, Refinery, with pre-production beginning March 2018.
Director: Paris Zarcilla
Writer: Paris Zarcilla
Producer: Ivan Kevala, Sebastian Brown
Director of Photography: Aaron Rogers
Editor: Sarah Brewerton
Composer: Andy Dragazis
Shorts Programs / 117 minsWe are resilient, stubborn, and reckless. We are sensitive, hesitant, and confused. We live in our own worlds but try to break into others’. As we come across each other in this bittersweet symphony called youth, we slowly stumble into the bewildering future together. - Lanca Li