The Waves / As Ondas
Portugal, 2012, Colour, 22 min
Beautiful seascapes swept before my eyes. Tied up in these images was my youth, my paradise lost. The vast sea, the beach, the people, all waiting, all dying gently, sadly, beautifully. Life and death were being recorded here as a whole: death as a part of life, a cosmic change, a transformation. And the waves, indifferent to everything.
- Directors Bio
- Festival and Awards
Miguel Fonseca was born in Lisbon in 1973. He studied philosophy in college and in 2008 he directed ALPHA, his first short film. He produced the experimental short film I KNOW YOU CAN HEAR ME, a film within a film – a film within the first John Rambo film, “First Blood”, directed by Ted Kotcheff in 1982. He shot the short film THE WAVES in 2012. He works as a director and as a writer.
Rotterdam IFF 2012. Jury Special Mention - Edinburgh IFF, 2012. EFA Short Film Award - Film Festival Ghent 2012. Hamburg IShFF 2012. BAFICI – Panorama 2013. DokuFest 2013.
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