Metaphor or Sadness inside out

  • Portugal
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A correspondence between a brother and sister in the midst of the anniversary of their mother’s death, causes them to go in a journey to the past to understand the time where their mother lived and how their country, Portugal, was in the 70’s when a revolution took place. It was called the carnation revolution and it was in 1974 when their mother was still young and the “people united will never be defeated” echoed in the streets and the land reform was on fire.
In a blend of a family story with the Portuguese History, this film is an adventure to remember something that can’t be lost.

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  • Original title
    Metáfora ou a tristeza virada do avesso
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Catarina Vasconcelos
  • DOP
    Catarina Vasconcelos
  • Editing
    Catarina Vasconcelos
  • Music
    Lucie Troger
  • Sound
    Mike Wyeld
  • Duration
    31 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Cinema du Réel, Paris France, 2014
    • Olhar de Cinema, Curitiba International Film Festival, 2014, Curitiba, Brazil
    • FestCurtas BH - Belo Horizonte Film Festival, 2014, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    • Kaunas International Film Festival 2014, Kaunas, Lithuania
    • DocLisboa 2014, Lisboa, Portugal
    • 57º Dok Leipzig, 2014, Leipzig, Germany
    • RIDM (Rencontres International de Montréal) 2014, Montreal, Canada
    • 36º Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia
  • Awards
    • Cinema du Réel, Paris France, 2014. Best short film award
    • RIDM (Rencontres International de Montréal) 2014, Montreal, Canada. Award best medium-length film is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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