Ugly Butterflies

Short Films Block: Roots & Memories

April 6, 2019 @ ACUDkino 20h


Benjamin is taking care of his depressive mother at home. One day, school outsider Lulu approaches him and suggest that they should sleep with each other. To get his head away from the situation at home, Benjamin accepts Lulus somewhat awkward invitation. As Benjamin spends more time with Lulu, he neglects his mother who sinks deeper into her depression.

About the Director

Lasse Holdhus, born in August 29th, 1991 in Stavanger, Norway. In 1998 he gathered first acting experience at the local youth theatre and participated in workshops and plays from 2001 until 2010. When he was 19 years old, he started to direct his own short films and collected practical knowledge behind the camera. 2013 he began his studies at the German Film- and Television Academy Berlin.