/2nd ETIUDA competition screening – 26th IFF Etiuda&Anima

2nd ETIUDA competition screening – 26th IFF Etiuda&Anima



El reflejo del mamífero / Odruch nurkowania / The Mammalian Reflex

Maria Teresa Solomons is a freediver. She has dedicated her life to the sea. The Mammalian Reflex tells the story of this woman who thanks to this sport, throughout the years, has learned not only about depth but about life and spiritual growth, too.

Director: Flavia Martínez
Script: Flavia Martínez
Photos: Alejandro Chavez
Music: Pablo Somonte Ruano
Cast: Maria Teresa Solomons
School: Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica,
Country: Mexico
Year: 2017
Running time: 27’25’’
Type of the etiude: documentary
No.: E20193406


小贤 / Xiao Xian / Xiao Xian

Xiao Xian is in charge of finishing a dress. Sheng Xia, her best friend, shows up at her house to convince her to go partying. Xiao Xian accepts the offer, but she cannot imagine what will end up happening that night.

Director: Jiajie Yu Yan
Script: Daniel Toledo, Jiajie Yu Yan
Photos: Mario Lerma, Alejandro Rapariz
Music: Jesús Díaz
Cast: Chacha Huang, Yao Yao, Luis Alberto Heras, Chen Lu
School: Centro Internacional de Fotografía y Cine
Country: Spain
Year: 2018
Running time: 17’06’’
Type of the etiude: fiction
No.: E20193590


Красиво жить / Żyć pełnią życia / Living it Up

We all want to live a good life. A provincial plant engineer Ivan is no exception to this rule. Being poor, he is forced to pull off various tricks to get his honestly earned money and have a chance to see for himself what it’s like to enjoy life to the fullest.

Director: Yaroslav Lebedev
Script: Yaroslav Lebedev
Photos: Nikita Valeznyov
Cast: Michael Prismotrov, Andrey Kozlov, Michael Mukhin, Maria Skvotnitskaya
School: Moscow Film School
Country: Russia
Year: 2019
Running time: 17’58’’
Type of the etiude: fiction
No.: E20193614


Ukąszenie / Ukąszenie / Bitten

Zofia is spending summer holidays in a holistic centre with her female friend. It is supposed to be a purifying week. Suddenly, a man from her past appears in the hotel. Zofia recognizes his face, but he acts like he sees her for the very first time.

Director: Helena Oborska
Script: Helena Oborska
Photos: Tomasz Wierzbicki
Music: Antoni Komasa – Łazarkiewicz
Cast: Mary Komasa, Dominika Biernat, Aleksandra Pisula, Bartłomiej Firlet
School: Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa Telewizyjna i Teatralna w Łodzi
Country: Poland
Year: 2019
Running time: 24’13’’
Type of the etiude: fiction
No.: E20193274


离思 / Przebudzenie / A Waking

Xuan, a 16 year old girl, finds herself on an uneventful bus tour in a foreign land. Wandering through the sleepless town in the middle of the night, she meets a tour guide and bus driver at a skewer stall where the two men take turns making advances on her.

Director: Clare Chong
Script: Clare Chong, Afiqa Anzari
Photos: Aaron Andrew Ang
Music: Mervin Wong
Cast: Yi Xuan Ong, Li Wen Qiang, Liu Dong Qing
School: Lasalle College of the Arts
Country: Singapore
Year: 2019
Running time: 16’36’’
Type of the etiude: fiction
No.: E20193416