FIDLab project 2020 / FIDLab Project
Carlos Casas

Krakatoa

The film narrates the last day of Kesuma, a young Bagan fisherman, whom survives living out on his bamboo fishing platform. A few kilometers away from the volcanic island of Krakatoa. After a hard night’s fishing session, where fishes have misteriously dissapeared, Kesuma spends his day repairing its nets and caring for his platform, a giant explosion surprises him and a tsunami engulfs everything, the film is turn upside down. Kesuma wakes up in a deserted island, he was wrecked by the waves and tsunami, castaway he strolls around the island until he finally finds a cave on the coast where he can hide, hoping for the eruption to finish. he prepares himself for the ultimate sacrifice. Nothing can prepare him nor the spectator for what is coming.
Carlos Casas

Technical sheet

Countries: United Kingdom, Poland
Genre: Fiction, Documentary
Length : 70’
Project state: Script

Budget: 350 000,00 €
% Acquired Budget: 5,71%

Production company United Kingdom: AMI artists moving image
Producer: Elena Hill

Production company Poland : ETNOGRAF
Producer: Krzsystof Dabrowsky

Shooting countries : Indonesia, United States

Filmographies

AMI artists moving image
– Cemetery / 2019 / 85’
– Five seasons, The Gardens of Piet Oudolf / Thomas Piper / 2019 / 75’
– Common Heritage / Emma Critchley / 2018 / 25’

ETNOGRAF
– From What is Before / Lav Diaz / 2014 / 338’

Director

Carlos Casas - Spain

Filmography

  • Cemetery / 2019 / 85’
  • Avalanche / 2010 / various durations
  • Hunters since the Beginning of Time / 2008 / 87’
  • Aral. Fishing in an Invisible Sea / 2004 / 52’
  • Solitude at the End of the World / 2002-05 / 52’
  • Rocinha / 2003 / 52’
  • Afterwords / 2000 / 15’

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