Director: Simon Ellis
There’s so much violence creeping from all corners of the ‘civilized’ world at the moment that people have started to accept it, and have stopped getting provoked until it involves some religious aspect.
Soft, which was released back in 2006, shows how different people deal with the situations involving violence, especially the youth of a country, city or even a small urban setting.
The script is about the relationship between a father and his son and how everything takes a turn for the worst when some neighborhood ‘tough’ guys decides to show up at their door.
People get bullied all the time and It’s easy to say that lives change after that, not to mention the life long feeling of humiliation if someone came to know about the bullying you suffered for no reason at all. Soft doesn’t answer questions here, it puts forward the questions that needs to be answered instead.
A sucker-punch of a film that grabs the viewer’s attention from the first frame and never lets go. Being topical and provocative are marks of a great short film but Soft was more than that – a movie you couldn’t take your eyes off.