Audience award: 25. Ji.hlava IDFF // Short Joy

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Vaivén (nape of the nape)

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Year
2020
Country
  • Cuba
  • Canada
Runtime
14min
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SHORT JOY // A peaceful reflection on arrivals and departures consisting of fragments of the everyday life of a boy living in the Cuban countryside, whose biggest passion are trains. Every day, the protagonist goes to the train station to watch trains come and go, knowing them better than the railway staff. The naturalist sound and image of the film faithfully imitate the sensory impressions and the vibe of a train station.

„They [trains] bring me comfort and sense of connection to the wider world, to travelers and seekers.“ – N. Platzer

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  • Original Title
    Vaivén (nape of the nape)
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    María Grazia Goya
  • Editing
    Angel Suárez
  • Music
    Loscil
  • Sound
    Nayuribe Montero Jeménez
  • Runtime
    14 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2020
  • Country
    • Cuba
    • Canada
  • Format
    • Colour

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