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International Short and Medium-Length Competition

La bala de Sandoval Jean-Jacques Martinod

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Sandoval's Bullet

Sometimes we barely escape with our life, and we ask ourselves how heavily chance, coincidence and fate weigh in our adventure on this Earth. A ball and a broken bottle both came close to ending Sandoval’s life. But he survived, with his brother, to tell his story. Filmed in 16mm in the Ecuadorian rainforest, this experimental short leads us to the hazy margins of existence. Jean-Jacques Martinod accompanies his unusual story with a stream of atmospheric, sometimes purely abstract, images. Music and silence, light and dark, reality and visions: all come together in this introspective sensory excursion, somewhere on the border between life and death.

La bala de Sandoval

  • Country : Ecuador
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : Spanish
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 17 MIN
  • Cinematography : Jean-Jacques Martinod
  • Editing : Jean-Jacques Martinod
  • Production : Jean-Jacques Martinod
  • Sound Design : Alex Lane, Jean-Jacques Martinod
Filmography of Jean-Jacques Martinod :

Ozoners (2015)
Grabados del ojo nocturno (2016)
El diezmo (2017)
Before the Deluge (2019)

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