A lone swimmer gets revenge on a group of lane swimmers who disrupt her tranquillity. Outstanding cinematography complements a beautifully realised short film.
In a world where security is fleeting and momentary... Dorothy has a safe spot... the middle of an empty swimming pool.
Suddenly a team intent on training appears and a drama of epic proprtions ensues.
Driven by an instinct for survival, Dorothy struggles to regain dignity...and ordinary situation gets out of hand.
In Dorothy's moment of glory, we are lifted to unexpected heights.
Is your head above water?
Christine Jeffs made her directing debut with this short film. She went on to direct feature films Rain and Sunshine Cleaning.
1994 - Cannes Film Festival, Sydney International Film Festival, Times London BFI International Film Festival, Hof International Film Festival. 1995 - Sundance Film Festival.
Colour, 35 mm, Dolby