Eloy Domínguez Serén
Spain. 2022. 26 min
Santi is a teenage father who lives in a small coastal town. During the day he has a job as a fisherman, while at night he smuggles seafood. While his girlfriend Lucia takes care of their baby all by herself, Santi, absent and overwhelmed by responsibility, seeks refuge and redemption in the sea.
ELOY DOMÍNGUEZ SERÉN
After graduating from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) Eloy Dominguez Serén started his career as a film critic and co-founder and co-director of A CUARTA PAREDE Magazine. In 2010 he served on the Youth Jury of the Venice Film Festival. The following year he moved to Stockholm, where he directed two short films: PETTRING (2013) and NO NOVO CÉIO (2014). In 2014 he filmed the medium-length film JET LAG and during the following two years he completed NO COW ON THE ICE (2015) —premiered at Visions du Réel— and the short films YELLOW BRICK ROAD (2016) and RUST (2016). In 2018 he premiered the feature film HAMADA at IDFA. Having been screened at festivals such as BAFICI and the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the film won awards at the Cinéma du Réel, FIC Xixón and Porto/Post/Doc festivals. His most recent short film, THE BODIES (OS CORPOS, 2020), was premiered at IDFA.