Poise

Luís Soares

Lying on the bed of a small room, a man is in a stalemate, unable to decide. Time is suspended within and outside of him, in the minimalist room and in the geometric city. In between this another man observes, side by side with some red dried flowers. Inaction. Pushed by disgust and despair, a very brief glimpse of an exit seems to unroll: between cycles of analysis and broken sequences, the possibility of mistake.


FESTIVALS:
[2020] IndieLisboa International Film Festival [Portugal]
[2020] Caminhos do Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2020] Curta Cinema - Festival Internacional de Curtas do Rio de Janeiro [Brazil]
[2021] Slamdance Film Festival [USA]
[2021] Animac Lleida [Spain]
[2021] International Animated Movies Festival Animocje [Poland]
[2021] Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival [UK]
[2021] Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film [Germany]
[2021] Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival [USA]
[2021] Brussels Short Film Festival [Belgium]
[2021] Filmfest Dresden [Germany]
[2021] MONSTRA | Festival de Animação de Lisboa [Portugal]
[2021] Frames - Portuguese Film Festival [Sweden]
[2021] Athens International Film and Video Festival [USA]
[2021] L'Alternativa Independent Film Festival [Spain]
[2021] Prémio Nacional de Animação (National Animation Award) [Portugal]

Animation
2020, Portugal, 7’

Script: Cátia Salgueiro, Luís Soares
Art Direction: Luís Soares, Sara Boiça
Sound: António Porém Pires
Editing: Luís Soares
Production: Mário Gajo de Carvalho

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