A run-down old  indoor swimming pool is haunted by the spirits from good old days. Two elderly gentlemen are getting ready for a swim. Due to their forgetfulness, their entrance to the spiritual world of this swimming pool is delayed.  

Slovakia / Germany 1998, 4 minru-down


Director: Martin Repka
Writers: Dušan Dušek, Martin Repka

Production: VŠMU Bratislava, ARTE 

Distributor: Short Film Agency Hamburg


  • WP: 44. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen – Int. Competition
  • 1. Price of the Jury – Short Cuts Cologne
  • Prix Elida Fabergé – Filmfest Munich
  • 2 x Diploma of Merit – Tampere Int. Short Film Festival
  • Kodak & Lita Award– Art Film Festival
  • Showcase for New Europian Talents – Festival de Cannes  
  • and others…

Fun Facts

Swimming traveled to over 400 Short Film Festivals worldwide and won around 20 awards. Thanks to the Short Film Agency Hamburg Swimming had over 70.000 box office in German speaking territories and is still running…