Scene from the film Soil


  • Portugal

The mountain range burns under the August heat. A firefighter woman falls, swallowed by the soil. The broken body survives as it can. Outside, night sets in.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mariana Gaivão
  • Cinematography
    Vasco Viana
  • Editing
    Mariana Gaivão, Sandro Aguilar
  • Sound
    Raquel Jacinto
  • Runtime
    21 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
    • Split Film Festival
    • Filmfest Dresden
    • Huesca International Film Festival, Spain
    • CINEPORT - Festival de Cinema de Países de Língua Portuguesa, Brazil
    • FEST International Youth Film Festival Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
  • Awards
    • Best International Short Film - Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal, Canada
    • First Award - Festival International de Cinéma Lusophone, Switzerland is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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