While I Breathe

On a rainy day, Juana (30) suddenly wakes up, hearing the cry of her deceased daughter (3). She sits on the bed, agitated, takes a box of medicines from the drawer and takes them all out of the bottle. Between of the her blurred vision and her memories, she loses consciousness, until she passes out.

  • Victoria Jordani
    Director
  • Victoria Jordani
    Writer
  • Raphael Pamplona
    Producer
  • Joana Lapa
    Key Cast
    "Juana"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Mientras respire
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    1 minute
  • Completion Date:
    June 18, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Language:
    No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Universidad del Cine
Director Biography - Victoria Jordani

Victoria Jordani is a filmmaker born in Rio de Janeiro, specialized in Fashion Films with more than 6 years of experience. Victoria is currently studying Film Direction at the Universidad del Cine, in Buenos Aires, and works as a freelancer in advertising fashion direction. In her new work, the carioca presents Mientras Respire; a short narrative with great dramatic weight.

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Director Statement

In this work, I wanted to work on the theme of grief, bringing a strong discomfort and restlessness amid panting breaths.