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Volcano: What Does a Lake Dream?

Volcano: What Does a Lake Dream?

A Short film by Diana Vidrascu

Production year : 2019

    Synopsis

    The Azores islands are located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at the meeting point between three colliding continental plates. Volcano: What Does a Lake Dream? draws its energy from this complex tectonic region. Volcanic activity is the central force of this work, both thematically and formally: what begins as a silent documentary on the islands and their inhabitants slowly transforms into an eruptive cinematic experience in which the film itself is in danger of being destroyed. What does a lake lying over a dormant volcano dream of? When we ask it this question, this lake of fire chooses in a compelling way to retreat into the mist and, instead of responding, offers its own prediction that reveals to us what may well be a ghostly image of ourselves.

    Johan Härsten

    Production and distribution

    Foreign production company :

    Walk&Talk Azores

    Photos (9)

    Full credits (11)

    Producer :

    Diana Vidrascu

    Foreign producers :

    Jesse James, Sofia Carolina Botelho

    Director of photography :

    Diana Vidrascu

    Editor :

    Diana Vidrascu

    Music Composer :

    Paul Régimbeau

    Sound Mixer :

    Romain Poirier

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Experimental, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Environment, Science and nature, Cinema

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Portugal, France)

    Production year :

    2019

    Runtime :

    21 min

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color and Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :

    None