Film - Program 2 Filmfest 2017


Directed by Paloma Baeza


Director: Paloma Baeza
Section: Program 2
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Joseph May
18+ (no age rating)

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Nanuk, a tough female polar bear, and Aklak, an enthusiastic male grizzly bear, are brought together by their changing habitats. The lack of food in a melting Arctic has left the solitary Nanuk desperately hungry. When the hopeful and eager Aklak crashes into Nanuk's world, she has to decide if the naïve grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

  • Duration: 12 Min.

  • Film School: NFTS, National Film and Television School

Meet the director


Paloma Baeza

Paloma Baeza was born in 1975 in London. Her parents, an English mother and Mexican father, were hippie musicians. When Paloma was a baby, they moved to live in Mexico City, where she stayed until she was nine. She returned to England with her mother, began acting in school plays and studied English and Performing Arts at Bristol University. Since then she has appeared on the London stage and in several popular television dramas. She played in films like LOOK ME IN THE EYE (1994) or Danny Boyle’s SUNRISE (2005). She has directed one episode of the TV-series COMING UP and three short films.


Screenplay: Paloma Baeza
Director of Photography: Jon Muschamp
Film Editor: Zsófia Tálas
Composer: Hollie Buhagiar
Production Designer: Paula Giménez
Sound: Morgan Muse
Producer: Ser En Low