AMA-SAN

Cláudia Varejão

Documentary / HD / 112’ / 2016

A dive, the midday sunlight filtering down through the water. The air in her lungs has to last until she can dislodge the abalone. Dives like these have been carried out in Japan for over 2000 years by the Ama-San.

Cinematography: Cláudia Varejão Sound Takashi Sugimoto Editing: Cláudia Varejão and João Braz Sound Design Hugo Leitão Color Correction Paulo Américo Producers João Matos and Vadim Jendreyko Cast Mayumi Mitsuhashi, Masumi Shibahara and Matsumi Koiso

Articles: https://www.publico.pt/culturaipsilon/noticia/meninas-do-mar-1700187

    Co-production Mira Film, SGRS, Flying Pillow

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