Still Here

A film by Suranga Katugampala

Main producer Okta Films (Italy) in co-production with O Som e a Fúria (Portugal) and Kaiya Collective (Sri Lanka)


A ghostly tree emerges from the fog swirling around a shabby courtyard in the Tuarith. Two children sitting on the steps are waiting for the return of their mother, who has set off on a journey to a mysterious place called Maximum City. Tired of waiting, they venture beyond the confines of the courtyard and discover an old door, hidden behind a tangle of overgrown plants; every night, a mysterious barge moors here, laden with its glittering bright cargo. Having lost all hope of their mother returning someday, the two siblings decide to go and join her…