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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2013 - 19.28 July

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Category: Edition 2013

15 year old Mark is sent off to the pool to teach his younger, adopted brother, Samy, how to swim, but then he starts daydreaming of a beautiful lifeguard.


Mark, 15 anni, viene mandato dai suoi in piscina. Dovrebbe insegnare a nuotare al fratellino adottivo, Samy. Ma quando arriva lì, Mark comincia a sognare ad occhi aperti la bella bagnina.



Original Title The Swim Trunks
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 10’ 54’’
Production Year 2012
Nationality Germany
Directed by Gutschmidt Gerald
Screenplay Gutschmidt Gerald
Director of photography Martin Rosenberg
Editor Gutschmidt Gerald
Sound Peter Deutscher
Music Philippe Rebours
Main cast Ethan Frankel
Jordan Plutzer
Rosie Fry
Produced by Gutschmidt Gerald




gutschmidt.crop.smGerald Gutschmidt
Born in Magdeburg (Germany) he lives in San Francisco/North Bay since 1994. He has directed four short films ACTIVATED, FAT FLOATS ON TOP, DIAMOND and THE SWIM TRUNKS. As a Visual Effects Artist he worked on several feature films among which ASTERIX IN AMERICA, HARRY POTTER (I), RANGO, THE AVENGERS. THE SWIM TRUNKS premiered at the Tiburon International Film Festival in 2012.

Gerald Gutschmidt
Nato in Magdeburgo, vive a San Francisco dal 1994. Ha diretto ACTIVATED, FAT FLOATS ON TOP, DIAMOND e THE SWIM TRUNKS. In qualità di Visual Effects Artist ha lavorato per produzioni quali ASTERIX IN AMERICA, HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE, RANGO, THE AVENGERS. THE SWIM TRUNKS è stato presentato per la prima volta al Tiburon International Film Festival 2012.






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