Four Brazilian films are in the official selection

Data: 6/08/2019

 

Four Brazilian films are in the official selection, representing the national cinema: The Fever, directed by Maya Da-Rin (Concorso Internazionale), and the short films A Street Under, directed by Tomás von der Osten (Pardi di Domani: Concorso Internazionale), Flesh, directed by Camila Kater (Pardi di Domani: Concorso Internazionale) and Swinguerra, directed by Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca (Moving Ahead).

 

International Competition

The Fever

Brazil, France, Germany I 2019 I 98 min I Fiction

Synopsis: Justino, a 45-year-old member of the indigenous Desana people, is a security guard at the Manaus harbor. As his daughter prepares to study medicine in Brasilia, Justino comes down with a mysterious fever.

Director: Maya Da-Rin

Production: Tamanduá Vermelho / Enquadramento Produções

Co-production: Komplizen Film / Still Moving

World Sales: Still Moving

Screenings: 08/08 at 14:00 – Palexpo (FEVI)

09/08 at 09:00 – Palexpo (FEVI)

10/08 at 19:00 – PalaVideo

 

Pardi di domaniInternational Competition

Flesh

Brazil, Spain I 2019 I 12 min I Animation

Synopsis: Rare, medium rare, medium, medium well and well done. Through intimate and personal stories, five women share their experiences in relation to their bodies, from childhood to old age.

Director: Camila Kater

Production: Doctela / Abano Producións

Swiss Distribuition: Freak Agency

Screenings: 12/08 at 14:00 – La Sala

13/08 at 17:00 – PalaVideo

14/08 at 9:30 – L’altra Sala

 

Pardi di domaniInternational Competition

A Street Under

Brazil I 2019 I 20 min

Synopsis: After a tough day at work, Alberto just wants to go home and show his wife his new tattoo: “Célia everlasting love”, but his sister unexpectedly arrives and needs a place to stay.

Director: Tomás von der Osten

Production: Cazumbá Filmes

Co-production: Pique Bandeira Filmes

Screenings: 15/08 at 14:00 – La Sala

16/08 at 17:00- PalaVideo

17/08 at 9:30 – L’altra Sala

 

Moving Ahead

SwinguerraBrazil I 2019 I 23 min I Doc

Synopsis: In the sports court of a school, dancers rehearse under the watchful eye of a choreographer. Tensions haunt personal desires as they are observed by a rival troupe.

Directors: Bárbara Wagner e Benjamin de Burca

Production: Ponte Produtoras

Screenings: 10/08 at 21:30 – Teatro Kursaal

11/08 at 11:30 – L’altra Sala

12/08 at 19:00   PalaCinema Leopard Club

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