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ASPHYXIA – Pol Ponsarnau (Germany, 2016) 10’

Director: Pol Ponsarnau; Writer: Simone Geißler;  Producer:  Simone Geißler;  Key Cast: Aaron Thiesse, Max Hoppe, Monika Oschek, Simone Geißler

 

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Gloria struggles after the sudden and unexpected loss of her boyfriend with deep pain. Her life is falling apart and she is sinking into depression. It seems impossible to let go of what happened. Gloria is lost in every little memory together, the feel of a touch or personal belongings. The visit of her friend Emma will be the first step to bring Gloria back to life.

 

 

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Pol Ponsarnau (born 1980) is a Catalan director, living and working in Berlin. He studied Audiovisual Communication at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, and as an Erasmus Student at FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague. He directed Music Videos for Four Music/Sony and Warner Music, TV and online commercials for Fanta, Audi and Bimbo and co-directed the documentary “B-Side” that went to international festivals such as International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Since 2015 Pol has been working increasingly on fictional projects and shot his first two short films: ‘FOOD FIRST’, a comedic drama about relationships in a Berlin underground restaurant; and ‘ASPHYXIA’, a drama in which a woman finds a way back to life after the suicide of her boyfriend.

Pol is currently working on his first feature film projects; on the screenplay for his debut film ‘TARA AND THE BLUE’ and the fictional documentary ‘GOAT’, which is currently in the financing process.

 

 

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