Tomorrow Island

A Film by Gwenn Joyaux

Synopsis

In the dawn of the Cold War, a young Soviet telegraphist makes a desperate attempt to save her American lover from being stranded in the Russian side of the Bering Strait after receiving a border closure message.

Director

  • Picture of Gwenn Joyaux © Gwenn Joyaux

    Gwenn Joyaux

    Argentine-French multi award-winning director. She is a Talent Buenos Aires - Berlinale Talents (2007). She received a scholarship to attend to the 3º Seminar Program for Professional Latin American and European Film Producers at the Copenhagen Filmskolen.
    She has worked as AD and script supervisor in more than twenty films, commercials and series in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Bolivia. She has directed several short films, commercials and documentaries which have been part of the official selection at International Film Festivals in America, Europe and Asia.
    Gwenn is in development on her new feature film.

Awards + Festivals

  • TIFF – TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, World Premiere, Tirana, Albania)November 6, 2018
  • PÖFF SHORTS (Official Selection, Tallinn, Estonia)November 23, 2018
  • 1st PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM
    PRÉMIO SOPHIA ESTUDANTE (Porto, Portugal)December 13, 2018
  • 1st SOUTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)February 16, 2019
  • *BEST PERFORMANCE*
    9th WATERSPRITE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cambridge, UK)March 9, 2019
  • ROZE FILMDAGEN (Official Selection, Amsterdam, Netherlands)March 17, 2019
  • ANDALESGAI, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE LGBTI DE ANDALUCÍA (Official Selection, Sevilla, Spain)March 25, 2019
  • BFI FLARE: LONDON LGBTQ+ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)March 30, 2019
  • KINOKI FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE UNIVERSITARIO (Official Competition, International Fiction, Mexico DF, Mexico)March 31, 2019
  • *BEST STUDENT FILM*
    2nd SWINDON INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK)April 15, 2019
  • JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, USA)April 26, 2019
  • *NOMINEE BEST DIRECTOR OF A SHORT FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM* *NOMINEE BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM* *NOMINEE BEST HAIR & MAKE-UP*
    SOUTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)May 10, 2019
  • 11th FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cork, Ireland)May 22, 2019
  • 4th OWF -OUT WEB FEST (Official Selection, West Hollywood, CA, USA)May 30, 2019
  • QUEERX 2019 (Official Selection, West Hollywood, California, USA)June 1, 2019
  • *WINNER BEST DIRECTOR DRAMATIC SHORT*
    HOLLYWOOD WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, LA, USA)June 15, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Gwenn Joyaux
Screenplay
Ana Falcon
Producer
Shruti Sidhan
Director of Photography
Michael Tebinka
Production Design
Terje Kähr
Costume Design
Niina Ulfsak
Sound
Gabriel Guerrero Solis
Editor
Absallah Sada
Sound Design
Gabriel Guerrero Solis
Music
Gabriel Guerrero Solis

Cast

Sveta
Daryna Butryk
Ila
Mira Gaydarova
Vlad
Vitali Vassiljiev
Sergeant
Oleg Jashinin
Young Soldier
Jegor Sevastjanov

Details

Running Time
16:28 min
Shooting Format
3.2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo, 5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Gwenn Joyaux

info@shiroiushi.com
www.shiroiushi.com

FILM SCHOOL & PRODUCTION

Universidade Lusófona, Kino Eyes Master Consortium
Sandra Rocha

sandra.rocha@ulusofona.pt