Redemption

Short Film

“REDEMPTION” CELEBRATED ITS PREMIERE IN THE OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – OUT OF COMPETITION.



O SOM E A FÚRIA (PORTUGAL) IN CO-PRODCUTION WITH LE FRESNOY – Studio National des Arts Contemporains (FRANCE), KOMPLIZEN FILM (GERMANY), OKTA FILM in association with (HFILMS)  (ITALY) and ZDF/ARTE.

2013 | 35mm | COLOUR + B&W | 1:1.33 | Dolby SRD | 27 min


Synopsis

On January 21st 1975, in a village in the north of Portugal, a child writes to his parents who are in Angola to tell them how sad Portugal is. On July 13th 2011, in Milan, an old man remembers his first love. On May 6th 2012, in Paris, a man tells his baby daughter that he will never be a real father. During a wedding ceremony on September 3rd 1977 in Leipzig, the bride battles against a Wagner opera that she can’t get out of her head.
But where and when have these four poor devils begun searching for redemption?


Cast

With the voices of Jaime Pereira, Donatello Brida, Jean-Pierre Rehm and Maren Ade


Crew

Texts by Miguel Gomes, Mariana Teixeira
Directed by Miguel Gomes
Producer Luís Urbano, Sandro Aguilar (O Som e a Fúria), Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Maren Ade (Komplizen Film), Paolo Benzi (Faber Film)
Junior Producer Zsuzsanna Kiràly
Associate Producers Meinolf Zurhorst (ZDF/Arte), Catherine Colas (ZDF/Arte), Daniela Cattaneo Diaz (hfilms)
Production Managers Luís Urbano, Bertrand Scalabre
Sound and Mix Miguel Martins
Editing João Nicolau, Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
with the participation of the students of Le Fresnoy – Promotion Raoul Ruiz / Promotion Chris Marker



Festivals

Venice International Film Festival 2013 - Official Program, Out of Competition
Toronto International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
New York International Film Festival
Festival Internacional de Cine de Valdivia
Mostra de São Paulo
Jilhava International Film Festival
Viennale International Film Festival
Sevila International Film Festival
CPH:DOX
La Roche Sur Yon International Fil Festival
Montréal International Documentary Film Festival
Museum of the Moving Image New York
Muestra de Cine Europeo de Lanzarote
Madeira Micro International Film Festival
Oslo International Film Festival
Human Rights Film Festival Zagreb
Black Movie International Film Festival Geneva
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Ficunam
Courtisane Film Festival
Festival International de Cine Murcia
Buenos Aires International Film Festival
Next Film Festival
Istanbul International Film Festival
Festival International de Cinema d'Autor de Barcelona
Jeonju International Film Festival
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
Midnight Sun Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival
VIS Vienna Independent Shorts
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS


Links

O Som e a Fúria (www.osomeafuria.com)
Le Fresnoy (www.lefresnoy.net)
Faber Film (www.faberfilm.it)


Distribution/World Distribution

Distribution: Arsenal Distribution (http://www.arsenal-berlin.de/distribution/news.html)
World Distribution: The Match Factory (http://www.the-match-factory.de/)