Short Film / 2003 / 16mm

Duration / 7 mins

Genre / Drama

Writer / Director / Flordeliz Bonifacio

Producer / Sam Jennings

Starring / Eric Miguel Atienza / Mahar Buenaventura / Arnold Remiendo 





A father and his two sons undertake the task of winter maintenance at the local swimming pool complex. The vast array of empty pools hint at the loneliness familiar to the eldest boy. His younger brother, powerless to change the situation, immerses himself in his imagination. .



Director of Photography / Anthony Jennings 

Editor / Tim Wellburn

Sound Designer / Sam Petty

Original Music / Barney Wakeford & Deep Child 


WINNER Special Jury Prix at Clemont Ferrant International Short Film Festival

WINNER Qantas Spirit Of Youth Award (Awarded Internship With Rowan Woods)

FINALIST Best Short Fiction, Dendy Awards Sydney International Film Festival

WINNER Best Short Film, Almeria International Short Film Festival

WINNER Best Director, Granada Short Film Festival

WINNER Best Film, In The Bin Short Film Festival

WINNER Best Film, Almeria En Corto Short Film Festival

Honorary Distinction, Short Film Festival Greece

Screened In Competition at over 30 International Festivals including: 

Melbourne International Film Festival 

Prague International Short Film Festival

Uppsala International Short Film Festival 

Zinebi - Bilbao International Documentary and Short Film Fesival

Canadian Worldwide Short Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival



ARTE for France and Germany, Spanish TV, ABC TV, International Distribution Flickerfest