“The Swimmer” is my new project that we are working on it right now. I met director Gabriele Urbonaite in Berlinale Talent Campus #10 during Berlin International Film Festival 2012. This movie will be debut movie for the director.
Short film about small and big fears, friendship and passion for swimming, stronger than anything.
The story focuses on Ariel, a 19 years old professional swimmer, brought to the pool by her father, swimming coach, at the age of four, who spends her summer days preparing for the upcoming Olympics. In the swimming pool, she meets Grete, a 10 years old imaginative and curious girl who has just started swimming lessons. Despite the age difference, two become friends, as Ariel helps Grete to overcome her fear of jumping into the water. Grete introduces Ariel to her brother Jonas, a 19 years old beginning writer, who feels immediately attracted to Ariel. However, Ariel has a leg ache that is getting more and more painful…
We are still searching money for making this movie. Here is the link for more info: www.indiegogo.com
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