‘Tina & Sendy’ takes a dark look at the porn industry
Tina & Sendy is a film directed by Hani Domazet. The film follows the journey of two women in the porn industry of Croatia. The film begins with their audition for a film – The two women are close friends, but their relationship will be texted as the porn industry manipulates them.
The corrupt environment where masculine society is portrayed with a brutal and animalistic nature further creates a toxic environment. Tina & Sendy is a satiric tragedy about the porn industry and how women can be lured into becoming objects to satisfy the male gaze.
Hani Domazet, a talented woman in filmmaking wrote and directed the film. Domazet has a Croatian background and has created a brave film containing nudity, sexuality, drugs, and raging parties. The film does not praise these things, but is instead critical of them and portrays the darker side under the lens of a woman disappointed by how a single porn audition changes her life and affects her relationship with her best friend.
Domazet makes it clear she’s talented and her directing, writing, and use of cinematic language are promising.
Tina & Sendy recently premiered at the Tirana Film Festival in Albania. The movie has also won the Best Actress Award in the film festival Venice Shorts in California.