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2023 / 11min / 35mm 4K / Fiction 

JOY is the sequel of the queer-feminist short film Wake Up! It's Yesterday filmed in New York in 2020. The film is a journey through the mind of a 65-year-old working-class lesbian who's addicted to sugar and can't stop thinking about her ex-girlfriend from youth. She lives with her partner—a mannequin that she’s built to look exactly like her ex. The tragicomic piece delves deep into moments of intimacy, loneliness, sexuality, joy and the desperate longing to be loved.

Written, Directed & Edited by Julieta Tetelbaum

Produced by Genderless Films

Cast: Cindy Keiter & Luciana Grasso

Voice-Over: Cindy Keiter

Director of Photography: Julieta Tetelbaum

Sound Design, Mixing, Editing: Sebastián De La Riega

Art Director: Julieta Tetelbaum

Wardrobe: Rosa Epelman

Music Composer: Agustín Uriburu 

Music Mixing, Mastering: Sebastián De La Riega

Guitar, Cello, Bass: Agustín Uriburu

Drums: Juan Chiavassa 

Music recorded by Juan Soria at Wild Coyote Recordings, New York

Drums recorded by Gustavo Mestre at Estudios de Aire, Santa Fe

Charlie Chaplin Rag Song

Director Assistant: Damián

Colour Grading: Lisandro Eymann

Location Manager: Karen Kinross, Chris McGrill & Claire Kleinman

Camera Operator I: Lisandro Eymann

Camera Operator II: Julieta Tetelbaum

Lighting Technician: Damián

Script Translator Consultant: Elena Beeley Nicolás

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