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SIMILO (2014) Short Film: Mankind Lives in Private Antarctica Cities

Miguel de Olaso Bruno Zacarías Similo

Similo Short Film. Miguel de Olaso, Bruno ZacaríasSimilo (2014) short film stars Miguel de Olaso and Bruno Zacarías. Similo‘s plot synopsis: “2065. The entire planet is hit by the effects of climate change. One of the few places that remain habitable is Antarctica, where corporations have built private cities. Hebe and Ciro get back together again. She is looking for love. He is searching for his own identity.”

On the production of Similo:

Similo started as a simple yet ambitious idea: to make a realistic science fiction love story. The combination of these two aspects, “science fiction” and “realism”, was quite an exciting challenge for us.

We love sci-fi films that showcase some of the political and sociological issues that we’re going through right now: climate change, wealth concentration, consumerism, human isolation…

Similo has been, without a doubt whatsoever, the most challenging of all the projects we’ve done so far.

We started developing the film back in 2005 but due to the complexity of the project, it took us several years to raise the money. In order to get attention from different producers, we decided to shoot a teaser in 2006. That little piece got a lot of attention in the filmmaker community and received excellent reviews.

In the end, Macgregor took control of the production and spent every penny he had to make the film. Between the summer of 2007 and 2009 principal photography was completed.

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Source: Firstshowing


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  • Thomas Hunt

    Just watched Similo. Wow what an amazing 20 something minutes. Beautifully written, made and of course acted. I loved the whole feel of it!!
    Will definitely recommend this to my friends!! Well done

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