Second Serve

Second Serve

Ana is a professional tennis player who, upon discovering that she is pregnant, decides to stop her career and have the baby. After hiring a professional nanny to take care of her daughter, Ana returns to the court and finds a changed world in which she no longer fits. Ana’s life is destabilized while she pretends that she can handle everything that comes her way. Going back and forth between tennis and motherhood will force Ana, in a final showdown, to decide on one of the two.

When : Saturday 5:35 pm

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A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE DIRECTORS

Valentina studied Filmmaking in Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. She worked in the Making Of team of “Black Hole” (2018) directed by Diego Araujo, and as the second assistant director in “Yellow Glasses” (2017) directed by Iván Mora. Valentina has worked in many audiovisual projects from short films to videoclips, especially in the production area.

Second Serve is her second short film as a director, and was selected to participate in:
Festival de Cine La Orquídea in Cuenca, Ecuador
Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano (Habana Film Festival) in La Habana, Cuba.

SHORT FILM

CREDIT / SPECIFICATIONS

Ecuador

Drama

 20 minutes

Director & Writer: Valentina Núñez
Producer: Joshua González & Cinthya Guaña
Key Cast : Valentina De Howitt, Tanya Sánchez, Javier Ordóñez, Camila Mancero, Carolina Samaniego
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