NORIKO tells the story of dystopian future times at the end of human civilization. Kestas Kukuris lost his wife Dalia and decides to bring her back to life by building her a robot twin. This however displeases the communities priest, for in his eyes it is an act of blasphemy...
It is a story about loss and grief. The inability to let things go and accept time as for what it is - inevitably moving on - is probably one of the biggest human weaknesses there is. Confronting this fear of time by something as emotionless and timeless as a machine, seems to be a paradox mankind might actually encounter in the future, as we more and more aproach artificial intelligence.
A short film project from 2015 written and directed by CHRISTIAN JILKA starring PATRICIA LUCIA JAKUBOWSKI and SIMMY KAILATH.
BEST SCI-FI Van Gogh Award, Amsterdam International Film Festival
BEST ACTRESS - Patricia Lucia Jakubowski, Wolves Independent International Film Awards 2016 Spring Season
BEST STUDENT FILM Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 2017
REVIEW BY THE MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL
Patricia Lucia Jakubowski - Dalia Kukuré / Noriko X-13
Simmy Kailath - Kestas Kukuris
Michael Hauswirth - Priest
Christian Jilka - Writer, Director, Producer
Lukas Sieberer - Director of Photography
Lukas Löffler - Editor, VFX - Artist
Felix Marks - Composer, Sound Designer
Matthias Lee - Stunt Coordinator, VFX - Artist, Sound Assistance
Nina Keidies - Production Coordinator
Mai Nguyen - Make Up Artist
Valentin Bauer - Lighting and Grip Assistance
Christoph Leopold - Lighting and Grip Assistance