The Basements

Kai wants his first ‘Connection’–a transnational rite of passage that initiate people in sex and grants access to higher social class in the Main District of Amazonia. After discovering he can’t afford the process, Kai finds alternative ways to succeed in a world with strict physical contact.

  • Thiago Lira
    Director
  • Thiago Lira
    Writer
  • Sian Bolla
    Producer
  • Thiago Lira
    Producer
  • Rhys Doherty
    Key Cast
    "Kai"
  • Marcia Davies
    Key Cast
    "Marina"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Coming-of-age
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 7, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    400 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Reading
Director - Thiago Lira