THE OTHER SIDE OF CINEMA
APRIL 3 - 9, 2014

The Swimming Pool

Production Company: 
Alter
Centro Nacional Autonomo De Cinematografia (CNAC)
ICAIC
Programa IBERMEDIA
Productor: 
Sebastián Barriuso
Delfina Catala
Camilo Vives
Isabel Prendes
Photography: 
Raúl Rodríguez
Edition: 
Alfredo Hueck

Carlos Machado Quintela

Carlos Machado Quintela was born in Havana. He studied mass media at Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte and screenwriting at San Antonio de los Baños’ Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión. He directed the shorts Ciudad sobre ruedas (06), Stand By (07) and Contenedores (08). The Swimming Pool (11) is his first feature. 

 

Original title: 
La piscina
Director: 
Carlos Machado Quintela
Country: 
Cuba/Venezuela
Year: 
2012
Language: 
Spanish
Subtitles: 
English
Duration: 
66 min

Screenings

Venue Day and Time
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 8 April 05 7:30 pm Comprar
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 5 April 07 4:30 pm Comprar
Synopsis: 

This charmingly enigmatic film contains itself to one location, a handful of characters, and a single, deftly sustained mood. Observing an instructor and the four disabled swimmers in his charge as they while away days at a public pool, Cuban director Carlos Machado Quintela invites us to dip into something refreshing, liberating and effervescent. 

(Rating: All audiences)