A new production by Saroa Film, aiming to address sensitive and highly relevant themes, is currently in post-production and will be released soon. What is unprecedented for the short film “Cookie” is that it was created in an ULTRA RECORD time, from the concept idea to the script and filming, in just 2 weeks! In the short film “Cookie,” we step into a reverse chronicle of sacrifice and courage. The film focuses on two female characters, Cookie and Lolly, who turn to prostitution to gather the money needed for leukemia treatment. A love story that embraces the shadows of the past, narrated through the innocent voice of a child, from the moments of facing the disease to their choice that leads them into a dangerous world.
Cookie” is a short film that explores the desperate struggle of Cookie, a young prostitute fighting to save her lover, Lolly, from the merciless control of a pimp. The film begins with the wet traces of Cookie’s steps on the asphalt, revealing a story of love, sacrifice, and revenge during the Christmas holidays. In a reverse chronology, viewers are guided through Cookie’s tragic memories, from the moments when she runs through the cold and wet streets to the disturbing instances when her life changed irreversibly. Cookie and her lover, Lolly, resort to prostitution to raise money for Lolly’s terminal leukemia treatment. However, the situation becomes critical when Lolly is kidnapped by a pimp who attempts to force her into working for him. In an effort to save her lover, Cookie infiltrates the dark world of sex trafficking.