The films that have claimed the Grand Prix of Clermon-Ferrand («The Simple Things»), the Orizzonti award for best short film in Venice («Belladonna»), the BAFTA award («Operator») and the SXSW festival Grand Jury Award («Manoman»), plus another 4 films from Sundance and 3 shorts from Cannes in two festival blocks. These shorts have caught the eye of the pickiest selectors, with their high expectations, refined taste and the naïve belief that they had already seen it all.