Infantile – a short film directed and written by Vera Sjunnesson
An affectionate moment in synchronized swimming class raises twelve-year-old Mira's courage to test the boundaries of her friendship with the coach.
A moment in synchronized swimming training makes twelve-year-old Mira intrigued about her middle aged coach, Lucy. She remains in the building after class, fakes an injury and lies about her absent mother. Lucy is captivated by Mira’s imaginary world and invites Mira to her home. When Mira proceeds to test Lucy’s boundaries, they are both exposed to the schism between dream and reality.
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- Gothenburg Film Festival, Startsladden (Best Swedish Short) Nominee
- Svensk Kortfilm c/o Folkets Bio
- Stockholm Experimental & Animation Film Festival
- Capalbio International Film Festival
- Nordisk Panorama Film Festival
- Cinema Queer Int Film Festival
- Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
- KORT og KALD in Hammerfest, Norway