José Luis Rebordinos talks to us about his work, the Festival, today’s film scene and other aspects of life.
The opinions and comments of three members of the Festival Selection Committee open to discussion with the public: Quim Casas, Roberto Cueto, Jose Ángel Herrero-Velarde.
This year the Festival will be celebrating its 60th consecutive edition with the same enthusiasm felt the day it first saw the light on September 21st 1953. [+]
Veronica, 26, lives in Recife, the most violent city in Brazil. Her life is filled with fleeting love affairs and passing romances. As her father feels his death approaching, he asks a favor: that she find true love before he passes away.
This film was selected for Films in Progress 20 (San Sebastian, 2011).
His first film, Cinema, aspirinas e urubus (Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures), was selected for Films in Progress in 2004 and participated in Horizontes Latinos at the 2005 San Sebastian Festival after having been premiered in Un Certain Regard at Cannes that same year. The second, I travel because I have to, I come back because I love you, co-directed with Karim Aïnouz, premiered at Venice Festival in 2009 and received the awards for Best Directing and Best Cinematography at the Rio de Janeiro Festival.
Marcelo Gomes (Brazil)
Marcelo Gomes (Director) and Hermila Guedes