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4 feet high

17 years old, amid desire and pride

“4 feet high” revolutionises the way the body is represented on the screen. A series about diversity, both in front of and behind the camera.

Juana is 17 years old and wants to experience her “first time”. And her wheelchair certainly isn’t going to stop her. She’s just started at a new high school in Argentina and is a teenager like any other, except for the fact that she observes the world from a height of 4 feet (one metre twenty). She soon joins the fight for sex education and becomes a spokesperson for the movement. Inspired by…

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Technical Info & Short Credits

Format
Series, VR/360°/AR
Genre
Fiction
Duration
6 x 15 min (flat), 35 min (VR) - France/Argentina, 2021
Technique
Live action
Original idea
Ezequiel Lenardón, María Belén Poncio, Rosario Perazolo Masjoan
Script
Greta Molas, Javier Correa Cáceres, Rosario Perazolo Masjoan, María Belén Poncio, Elisa Gagliano, Delphine Agut, Ivana Galdeano, Gabriela Vidal
Directors
María Belén Poncio, Rosario Perazolo Masjoan, Damian Turkieh
Coproduction
ARTE France, Detona Cultura, Red Corner, Realidad 360 Argentina, Maldito Maus VFX & Animation, Mena Studio, Movimiento Producciones
With the support of
Sundance Institute, Cordoba Polo Audiovisual, INCAA, CNC, APF Handicap, Procirep - Angoa

Credits

Casting

Juana
Marisol Agostina Irigoyen
Julia
Florencia Licera
Efe
Marcio Ramses
Diana
Natalia Di Cienzo
Elena
Francisca Spinotti
Camila
Camila Rodriguez
Headmaster Salgado
Beto Bernuez
Lautaro
Juan Cruz El Gáname

Unique features

  • Juana est assise dans son fauteuil roulant.

    A series in 6 episodes and a story in virtual reality

    The intimate odyssey of an Argentinean high school student in the exploration of her sexuality.

  • Juana

    An ode to diversity

    A story that challenges clichés about disability and revolutionizes the representation of bodies on the screen.

Nominations and awards

  • WinnerSouth by Southwest (SXSW) 2021Jury award and Audience award "Episodic pilots"
  • Double SelectionSundance Indie Series and New Frontier 2021
  • SelectionFestival de l’Animation d’Annecy VR 2021
  • SelectionSéries Mania VR 2021

Press

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