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Lucía Garibaldi – The Sharks #KVIFF54

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A young girl moving through the world like a clumsy baby shark.

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PODCAST | Matt Micucci interviews Lucía Garibaldi, director of the film The Sharks.

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An interview with director Lucía Garibaldi, whose feature film debut The Sharks was screened in the Another View section of the 2019 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Describing the film as a character movie, Garibaldi tells us about her interest in personality and her boredom with stereotypes and more.

The Sharks: Fourteen-year-old Rosina circles the slightly older Joselo like a clumsy baby shark. Although she hides it well, the hormonal chaos she is experiencing expresses itself in risky flirtation and outright malice. Debuting Uruguayan director Lucía Garibaldi’s award-winning study of romantic fumbling and youthful obsession leaves itself open to interpretation.

  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
  • Guest
    Lucía Garibaldi
  • Interviewee role
    director
  • Film title
    The Sharks
  • Festival section
    Another View
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