An outdoor swimming pool during the height of the Italian summer. Instead of mixing with the crowd, a young man prefers the solitude of chess. It is only at night, when nobody is around, that he takes to the water. But his actions haven’t gone unnoticed.....
Written, Produced and Directed by Manuela Mancini. Cinematography by Mikael Kanerva.
Winner Cinemaster Studio Universal 2004.
Best Producer Mention at Italian Nastri D’Argento Awards 2003
Best Short at Cinecorto Film Festival, Rome, 2004
Pablo Award at Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films, Rome, 2003
Special Mention at Fano International Film Festival, Italy, 2003
Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, France, 2004
Cinema Mediterraneen Montpellier, France, 2003
Interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin, 2004
Salento Finibus Terrae Film Festival, Italy 2005
La Cittadella del Corto – Festival Internazionale del Corto di Fiction, Trevignano, Italy, 2004