LOS OCÉANOS SON LOS VERDADEROS CONTINENTES

(THE OCEANS ARE THE REAL CONTINENTS)

INFO

Director

Tommaso Santambrogio

Genre

Drama

Duration

20′

Year

2019

Nationality

Italian

SYNOPSIS

Having Cuba as a background, decadent and in crisis, in a black-and-white lacerated by the Caraibic swinging rain, Alex and Edith, a couple in their 30s, live their love story made of small daily gestures, stories from the past, nostalgia, and a deep intimacy.

STILLS

CREDITS

Director

Tommaso Santambrogio

Genre

Drama

Time

20′

Country

Italy

Language

Spanish

Subtitles

English

Cast

Alexander Diego, Edith Ibarra

Production

Tommaso Santambrogio, Gianluca Arcopinto, Lav Diaz, Jean Perret, Jorge Yglesias, Alexander Diego, Edith Ibarra

Screenplay

Tommaso Santambrogio

Cinematography

Tommaso Santambrogio

Editing

Matteo Faccenda

Original Score

Lav Diaz

Sound

Tommaso Santambrogio

Sound Editing

Francesco Mauro

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

2019
Award for Best Technical Contribution
34. Venice International Film Critics Week
2019
Official Selection
44. Laceno d'Oro
2019
International Premiere
41. Festival de Cine de La Habana
2019
Award for Best Short Film
34. Mostra de Cinema Italià de Barcelona
2020 - Academy Award®, BAFTA, Canadian Screen Award Qualifiyng
Official Selection
29. Flickerfest International Short Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
17. Dublin International Film Festival
2020 - Academy Award®, BAFTA, Canadian Screen Award Qualifiyng
US premiere
26. Palm Springs International ShortFest
2020
Out of Competition
4. Il Varco International Short Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
18. Ischia Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
13. Mediterranean Film Festival Split
2020
Awards for Best Italian Short Film and Best Screenplay
2. Scario ShortFilm Fest
2020
Out of Competition
2. Castrovillari Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
15. Lucca Film Festival & Europa Cinema
2020
Official Selection
9. Eastern Oregon Film Festival
2020 - Academy Award®, BAFTA, EFA Qualifiyng
Official Selection
65. Cork International Film Festival
2020
Official Selection
25. Rabat International Author Film Festival
2020
Award for Best Short Film
5. The Next Generation Short Film Festival
2020
Out of Competition
MyArt International Film Festival
2021
Out of Competition
10. Foggia Film Festival
2021
Official Selection
30. Festival del Cinema Africano, d'Asia e America Latina
2021
Official Selection
Groundbreakers - International Film Festival Bangkok

TOMMASO SANTAMBROGIO

Tommaso Santanbrogio

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Milan (1992), Tommaso Santambrogio is a director, writer, photographer and video artist.

He studied in Milan, London, Paris, Rome and Havana, attending the italian national film school “Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia”, “Civica Scuola di Cinema Luchino Visconti”, “Raindance Institute” and “EICTV”.

He collaborated with famous directors as Werner Herzog, under whose supervision he shot the short film “Escena Final” (2018) in Perù, showed in various festivals all over the world and in competition at I LOVE GAI of Venice (2019). He callaborated also with directors Pupi Avati and Lav Diaz, with whom he collaborated on his latest short film “Los Océanos Son Los Verdaderos Continentes” presented at the Critics’ Week of the Venice Film Festival in 2019.

He was the representative judge of Italy at the Venice Days of the Venice Film Festival in 2017

FILMOGRAPHY

LOS OCÉANOS SON LOS VERDADEROS CONTINENTES

2019

 

ESCENA FINAL

2019

 

D’ISTANTI LONTANI

2017