SUC DE SÍNDRIA
Irene Moray | Spain | 2019 | Fiction | 22 min
On holiday in Catalonia, Pol and Bàrbara share a house with friends. The pair does what pairs do amidst the heat of summer and alongside the body of another. But something is wrong and is instantly noticeable. How much time, effort and dedication does it take to find your way back to your own sexuality? Pol and Bàrbara succeed because haste is suspended and the Suc de síndria, the juice of the watermelon, entices pleasure.
Festivals / Awards:
Goya Award for Best Narrative Short Film and more than 20 awards around the world
Irene Moray (1992) is a photographer and filmmaker from Barcelona. In 2012 she moves to Berlin and for three years she collaborates with the performance collective the–family with which she performs in various cultural entities throughout Europe as the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo or the Chisenhale Gallery in London. During her stay in Berlin, she directs her first fiction short film: BAD LESBIAN. After four years in Germany, she decides to return to her hometown where she has shot her next short film as a writer and director: SUC DE SÍNDRIA (Watermelon Juice) premiered at Berlinale Shorts, nominee for European Film Awards and winner of the Goya Academy Award for Best Short Film.