A film by: Ermir Keta
A coproduction Albania & France
“Ben relentlessly teaches his daughter Ana to swim, not forglory or triumph, but to ensure her survival if the boat they leave their homeland sinks.”
In a deserted city in Albania, Ben, a former swimming champion, lives with his daughter, Ana. He relentlessly teaches Ana to swim, and she, misunderstanding her father’s intent, dreams of her own swimming glory. One night, the truth emerges – they plan to escape their homeland by boat. The swimming lessons are not for glory, but for survival, preparing for the possibility that their journey could end in disaster.