A cross between a road-trip in Portugal and a summer love story, shot in super 8 film. It is the junction of a poetic narrative with factual and personal elements. Julian is represented here as the “noble savage” of Rousseau: nature is his natural environment. Julian is like Adam, the embodiment of various myths created by mankind.
Antonio da Silva (born 1977) is an award-winning Portuguese artist filmmaker based in London since 2005. With the objective of combining his interests in cinema, performance and visual arts, he undertook two master degrees in London, the first in Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins and the second in Dance for the Screen at The Place – London Contemporary Dance School. Experimenting is the core of his work, he is interested in exploring different artistic genres, both in terms of technique and content.
His practice is driven by daily routines and personal experiences. He has always been fascinated by male sex and sexuality. He became increasingly frustrated with how moving image explored this and has begun to make it the subject of his films over the last two years. He doesn’t consider himself a pornographer but a filmmaker who uses his background to choreograph short films with explicit sex themes. His films are regularly screened at festivals worldwide and he is a contributor… read more
I really like the feeling of summer and the idea of the plot. Falling in love with a kind of stranger and trying to catch his essence. Just wanna grab my bf and have a roadtrip ourselves: registering waves and skies. It's so easy to want to tell people about the ones you fall in love with - and this one here made it beautifully.