A Small Domain

A Small Domain

Infobox Film
name = A Small Domain

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director = Britta Sjogren
producer = Britta Sjogren
Andrea Sperling
writer = Britta Sjogren
narrator =
starring = Ana Gasteyer
music = Blake Leyh
cinematography = Greg Watkins
editing = Dody Dorn
Britta Sjogren
distributor =
released = January 1996
runtime = 18 mins.
country = United States
language = English
budget =
gross =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id =
imdb_id = 0123273

"A Small Domain" is a 1996 short film written and directed by Britta Sjogren. It premiered at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival and won several festival awards during 1996 and 1997. Sjogren was inspired by her friendship with actress Beatrice Hays and Gasteyer's relationship with her late husband. [Citation
last =Spivey
first =Angela
title =A Small Domain
newspaper =Endeavors
year =1997
url = http://research.unc.edu/endeavors/spr97/domain.html
] Hays took the role of the character based on her.


An elderly woman prepares to celebrate the anniversary of her marriage to her late husband. She steals what she needs and ends up taking home a baby that she finds at a bus stop.


*Ana Gasteyer as Mother
*Beatrice Hayes as Woman
*Rebecca Guadalupe Kuntz as Baby
*Lance Sjogren as Clerk
*Emily Sperling as Little Girl


In 1996, "A Small Domain" won the Short Filmmaking Award at the Sundance Film Festival,cite web
last =Bowen
first =Peter
authorlink =
coauthors =
title =Bringing up Indie - film producer Andrea Sperling - Interview
publisher =ArtForum
date =September 1996
url =http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0268/is_n1_v35/ai_18749508
accessdate =2007-11-28
] the Special Jury Award at the USA Film Festival and Special Recognition at Aspen Shortsfest. In 1997 it won the SXSW Competition Award at the SXSW Film Festival, [Citation
last =Levy
first =Emanuel
author-link =Emanuel Levy
title ='Lily' cops top SXSW fest prize
newspaper =Variety
date =1997-03-12
url = http://www.variety.com/vstory/VR1117342739.html?categoryid=38&cs=1
] the Special Jury Artistic Merit Award at the Cinequest San Jose Film Festival and the North Carolina Filmmaker Award at the Charlotte Film & Video Festival. [cite web
title =Awards for A Small Domain
publisher =Internet Movie Database
url =http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0123273/awards
accessdate =2007-11-28


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*imdb title|0123273

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