Award of Merit – I Can Explain (Canada)

Title: I Can Explain
Runtime: 8 min
Country: Canada
Director: Emorphia Margaritis
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: December, 2023

Synopsis: A young married couple; Kyle and Katie who move into a small Ontario town where everyone knows everyone’s business, they soon become the topic of discussion especially after having their first newborn child. One day Kyle finds himself having done a horrible thing that he must now either explain to his wife or find a way to cover up and delay the consequences. Working against the clock and trying to escape the prying eyes of his neighbours he finds himself in the middle of the forest digging a grave. Things get even worse for him when two local women run into him but the nightmare doesn’t end there, the day grows more complicated and confusing when he faces his wife.