A Tale Best Forgotten

In a house by a river that lamented as it ran, lived a father and his daughter and a dog-headed man. A murder ballad. Based on a poem by Helen Adam.

Festivals, awards and nominations

Official Selection - SXSW 2021
Official Selection - Fantasia 2021
Official Selection - Sitges Film Festival 2020
Official Selection - Gothenburg Film Festival 2020
Official Selection - Imagine Film Festival 2021 In competition for Méliès d’argent
Official Selection - Fantastic Film Festival Australia 2021
Official Selection - Fantaspoa 2021
Official Selection - Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 2021
Official Selection - Video Art & Experimental Film Festival - VAEFF 2021
Official Selection - Short Waves Festival 2021
Official Selection - Vienna Shorts 2021

Tomas Stark
Julia Sporre, Adam Stålhammar, Ola Wallinder, Jerker Beckman

Tomas Stark

Tomas Stark was born in 1982 in Stockholm. He graduated from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2017 with a Masters Degree in Screenwriting. He has directed several award winning short films. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.


2020 A Tale Best Forgotten (short) 2018 Deliria (Short) 2017 The Shadows Await (Short) 2013 Tandoori Fun Park (Short) 2011 Sensation Guardian Happy Home (Short) 2008 Paperwalls (Short)


ScreenwriterTomas Stark & Ashley Briggs
ProductionAshley Briggs
MusicSebastian Bergström


International sales agentTomas Stark