The Eyes of the Lighthouse

2010, Drawn Animation, 35mm, Colour, 15’, Portugal/The Netherlands
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On a rocky island exposed to the elements, a lonesome lighthouse keeper lives with his daughter. From the top of his tower, father carefully watches the horizon, feeling responsible for the safety of passing boats.

With no other company, the girl develops a unique complicity with the sea, which brings her toys in the form of objects which come ashore everyday.

To the gentle rhythm of the waves, these objects unveil ancient events and deep memories that no tide can erase…