Paulina, the Old Man and the Turtle

Award winner in Pitching Forum 2016 (Espinho, Portugal)

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Writer & Director: Martin Oliveros Heinze
Producer Germany: Eneko Sanz
Producer Costa Rica: Mariana Rivera
Cinematographer: Andrés Campos
Starring: Patricio Arenas & Gia Barrientos Izurieta
Duration: Short Film (15 minutes)
Status: Post-Production

Synopsis: Paulina loves her grandmother more than anything in the world. Then she dies the same day as her turtle. Paulina will try to find the way to go back to her grandmother helping at the same time her turtle and an old man to go to heaven, or wherever dead people and turtles hide when they stop breathing. A journey of a 5 year old trying to understand death, suicide and reptile hibernation.

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