Honorable Mention – “Stray Katana” (Austria)

Title: Stray Katana
Runtime: 10 min
Country: Austria 
Director: Rodrigo Preiss Maya
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: December, 2020

Synopsis: A young man leads a withdrawn life, after the last war as a ronin(samurai without a master) and tries to forget his misdeeds. During the next 3 days, he gets mysterious visits, that confront him with his dark past. It is a film about sin, regret and forgiveness.