Official Selection


France 2021
Duration: 07:03
Directed by: Nayla Nassar, Edouard Pitula, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant, Anaïs Sassatelli, Candice Behague
Screenplay: Nayla Nassar
Animation: Nayla Nassar, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant
Technique: 3D Computer
Music: Axel Guenoun
Production/School: Rubika

Beirut, 1982. As Nicolas prepares to flee his hometown, torn apart by an endless civil war, he crosses the path of Naji, a reckless teenager determined to go to the Swimming Pool. Trying to protect the young man, Nicolas finds himself pulled into a surreal race against war, all for the mere freedom of going swimming.


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