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2002 | Color | 4 min 10 seg

The contact made between a woman and a radio frequency through messages in a bottle. A metaphor about communication, solitude, and environment as a reflection of mood.


Country: México
Direction: Varela; Bruno
Script: Varela; Bruno
Production: Rojas; Isabel
Photography: Varela; Bruno
Sound: Varela; Bruno
Music: Varela; Bruno, Brown; Steven
Cast:Rojas; Isabel
Art direction: Arcano Catorce
Participation year at FICM: 2003

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