Los oceanos son los veraderos continentes

Tommaso Santambrogio | Italy, Cuba | 2019 | 20'
Screenings
Tue 23 March H 18:00
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Synopsis
Against the background of a decadent Cuba in crisis, in a black and white lacerated by the torrential Caribbean rain, Alex and Edith, around thirty, live out their love story, made up of small daily gestures, of stories of the past, nostalgia and great intimacy.
Cast
Alexander Diego, Edith Ybarra Clara
Films Distribution
Kio Film
Production
Chiotto Production
Editing
Tommaso Santambrogio
Cinematography
Tommaso Santambrogio
Editing
Matteo Faccenda
Language
Spanish
Subtitles
Italian
Premiere
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Main awards
Best Extr’A Competition Film Award (30th FESCAAAL 2021), Award for the Best Technical Contribution, Film Critics Week (Venice Film Festival 2019), Best Short Film (Mostra de Cinema Italià de Barcelona 2019)
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Biography
Tommaso Santambrogio is a director, writer, photographer, and video artist. He was born in Milan in 1992 and studied between Milan, London, Paris, Rome, and Havana. He has collaborated with Werner Herzog, under whose supervision he filmed the short film Escena Final in 2018, and with Pupi Avati and Lav Diaz, on whose latest film he recently worked in the Philippines. He was on the jury at the Venice Days of the Venice Film Festival in 2017. L'Ultimo Spegne la Luce (2021) premiered at the 2021 Venice Film Festival and was then selected as one of the five best short films at the 2022 David di Donatello Awards. In 2023, he created Taxibol, which premiered at Visions du Réel. His first feature film, Los Océanos Son Los Verdaderos Continentes (2023), was presented in competition and as the opening film of the Venice Days at the 80th International Venice Film Festival (2023).
Filmography
2023 - Taxibol, sf
2018 - The Oceans are the Real Continents, sf
2018 - Escena Final, sf
2016 - D’Istanti Lontani, sf

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