Portugal | 2018 | fiction | 17 min. Short matters!

In an abandoned waterpark, a girl and a boy are hidden from the outside world. Between the graffitied ruins of the old swimming pools and blunt slides, they find a shelter to grieve from their loss of hopes and dreams. EFA Nomination - Curtas w Vila do Conde.

directed by

Ana Moreira

Actress, artist and film director. She holds a Master Degree in Contemporary Artistic Practices by the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto. Among several nominations, she was distinguished as best actress in the films "Os Mutantes" and "Transe" by Teresa Villaverde, in "Adriana" by Margarida Gil in national and international film festivals like Taormina, Bastia or Santa Maria da Feira. She is also known for the participation in main cast of “Tabu” by Miguel Gomes and in the films of João Botelho, Jorge Cramez, Eugène Green, among others. She has collaborated as jury member of the 65th Locarno Film Festival in 2012, at the 17th Film Festival in Sofia in 2015, at the 21st Vila do Conde Short Film Festival in 2015 and Queer Lisboa 2017. Her artwork involves video and sound installations, presented at different collective exhibitions. In theater, she worked with the directors Bruno Bravo, Tiago Correia, Luís Mestre and with the choreographer Joclécio Azevedo. Also staged directed and set with other authors wrote and published dramaturgical pieces. "Aquaparque" is her first short film as director and writer.

João Ribeiro
Ana Moreira
Margarida Antunes, Rodolfo Marques
Ricardo Leal
Ricardo Lameiras
Joana Ferreira, Isabel Machado (C.R.I.M. PRODUCTIONS)