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Direction
Year
2011
Country
  • Portugal
Duration
79min
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António is eighteen years old and he’s profoundly deaf. He wants to study film directing, outside of Portugal, to become a filmmaker and make movies for the deaf and hearing impaired. This is his dream, but every dream has a price. In his case, self-doubt and uncertainty about the deaf community to which he belongs. At the same time, he experiences his first love with Irina: a young deaf girl. She doesn’t understand António’s desire to leave his school and country. For the first time, the world is collapsing around António. Losing the world to conquer the universe, where deaf and hearing individuals find themselves in a single and same gesture.

Details

  • Original title
    Gesto
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Antonio Borges Correia
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Miguel Robalo
  • Editing
    Nuno Bouca
  • Sound
    Marcos Kosmos
  • Duration
    79 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
      • Antonio Borges Correia
      • Passeio das Garças Lote 43701 Bloco 3B, 2ºA
      • 1990-395 Lisboa
      • Portugal
      • tel: +351 914 868 319
      • fax: +351 213 470 877
      • e-mail: antoniobcorreia@gmail.com
  • Festivals
    • Official selection DocLisboa 2011.
    • Official selection Curitiba International Film Festival 2012.
    • Panorama 2012, 6th edition. Showcase. Portuguese Documentaries.
  • Awards
    • First Prize: II Gala of Inclusion (Portugal). Media Category.

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