Definitions of the latin word “actus”
act| performance | delivery; action| deed; series/sequence; drive| urge| conduct; spend; deliver (speech)
A couple trapped in a discussion about a birthday cake and nail polishers. Actus explores the blurred lines between reality and simulation. Departing from the idea of representation, time and space is manipulated in order to provoke a fissure in the otherwise stable relationship between spectator and spectacle.
*Best Videoart at FIVA International Videoart Festival of Buenos Aires
*Acquisition Award at the Piracicaba Contemporary Art Salon
*Nominated to the Norberto Griffa Award to Latin-American Audiovisual Creation
*Selected for official competition of the Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Milan International Film Festival, Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca, International Short Film and Documentary Festival of Bilbao, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Videoformes Festival & others...
director>> KIKA NICOLELA
casting>> CACO CIOCLER and PAULA PICARELLI
producers>> IVAN TEIXEIRA, EDUARDO SALLOUTI, CHING C. WANG and KIKA NICOLELA
writers>> CLAUDIA PUCCI and KIKA NICOLELA
director of photography>> CHING C. WANG
production design>> CAROLINA CAMPOS and JULIANA RAIMO
music and sound design>> NATALIA MALLO