15 Set “The Daybreak” by Aram Gharibyan
When confronted with a life or death situation, men can see their whole life passing before their eyes: it’s the most delicate moment, when somebody is able to find a meaning of all the unresolved situations of his life. In this drama short called “The Daybreak” by Aram Gharibyan, a soldier facing an enemy is brought back to his relationship with his demanding father, a very severe judge with his ruthless methods. During this inner voyage into his life he will confront this relationship and find its new meaning.
The short has a great pace, that makes it progressively more emotional as we understand the underlying psychology below the storyline. It is edited with good rhythm and supported by a great sound score. The screenplay makes you think that everybody has something unresolved in their life that should be confronted once and for all, making it for a great psychological drama full of meaning.
Shot with a meaningful cinematography, “The Daybreak” is a moral lesson on how in order to go deep into understanding your own life, you must learn to forgive even your worst enemy.