In a not so distant future, plants refuse to grow, and life as we know it ceases to exist. A forsaken survivor miraculously resists death, roaming past the decaying corpses and vestiges of our bygone world. Sustained by the memory of his lost lover he embarks on a mission to plant three seeds – which he is convinced have the power to restart life on this planet. His journey is further challenged by a tense encounter with another lonely survivor, who will test his resolve and his sanity, each increasingly fragile amid the backdrop of human extinction. (Directed by Yuri Alves) | BROKEN CLOUDS Film

Human evolution… just one long, drawn out suicide?

WINNER: Reel Independent Film Extravaganza (2011) – Emerging Artist
WINNER: Avanca Film Festival (2011) – Best Short Film
WINNER: WILDsound Toronto Film Festival (2011) – Best Film
WINNER: ECU European Independent Film Festival (2011) – Best Non-European Dramatic Short
WINNER: New Jersey Film Festival (2011) – Best Experimental Film


KLEMEN: We breathe in oxygen and once it passes through our bodies.
We exhale poison.

All the…
human evolution.

All it’s really been is



drawn out suicide.

Directed by Yuri Alves

Produced by: Igor Alves, Yuri Alves

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Taos Shortz Film Festival 2012
New York International HBO Latino Film Festival 2011
Reel Independent Film Extravaganza 2011
Taiwan Kaohsiung Film Festival 2011
Cortex – Sintra International Short Film Festival 2011
New York City International Film Festival 2011
New York Portuguese Film Festival 2011
NewFilmmakers New York 2011
Bergenfield Film Festival 2011
Shortcutz Lisboa 2011


Original, award-winning narrative and documentary films.