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    Directed by Lillah Halla
    Brazil | 22 minutes |

In a Brazilian village infested with piranhas, Nanã and Mel are fast growing into adolescence as they dream of ways of protecting themselves against a seemingly inescapable violence. When a mysterious body appears tangled in a fisherman's net, the two girls begin to learn what might be their ultimate protection.

In competition for Best Midnight Short.

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Director: Lillah Halla
Producers: Gustavo Aguiar, Miya Zaki
Screenwriter: Lillah Halla, Líbia Pérez
Cinematographers: Wilssa Esser
Editor: Eva Randolph
Music: Karina Buhr, Zé Nigro
Cast: Amanda Yamamoto, Nathally Fonseca, Amanda Dourado, Dinho Lima Flor, Micheline Lemos, Aldo Bueno
Country: Brazil
Language: in Portuguese with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 22 minutes
Awards: Promotional Award of the International Competition, Kurzfilmtage Winterthur; Best Director, Curta Cinema
Primary Company: Ano Zero Produções
Contact Email: menarcafilme@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/MenarcaFilm

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2021 ShortFest Archive