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39th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA DO PORTO | FANTASPORTO 2019

 

FANTASCLASSICS

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Grand Auditorium

 

21:00

Easy Rider - Dennis Hopper - 95 '- USA- 1969 - FANTASCLASSICS - Adventure / Dram the

 

Two friends set off on a motorcycle on a journey through America, discovering a culture of intolerance they did not know. Shot in Hollywood, this is the "road movie "par excellence, performed by Dennis Hopper in 1969 . A hymn to freedom and the search for a free society. With Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Karen Black. Fantasporto's homage to the 50th anniversary of the premiere.

 

Two friends on a motorbike journey through the perilous roads of America only to find a culture of intolerance they ignored. Shot in Hollywood, this is the "road movie" by excellence, directed by Dennis Hopper in 1969. A hymn to freedom and the search for a free society.With Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Karen Black. A tribute of Fantasporto on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 20

Grand Auditorium

 

21:00

The Shining - Stanley Kubrick - 119'-UK / USA- 1980 - FANTASCLASSICS - Drama / Horror

 

Stanley Kubrick's 1980 horror classic brought a genre by many marginalized as inferior to the "mainstream" of great genius movies. A family enters a huge, isolated hotel to spend the winter there. With Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duval. Homage to Fantasporto on the occasion of the 20 years of the director's death.

 

The 1980 Stanley Kubrick's classic horror feature brought to mainstream genre many considered inferior and marginalized. A family enters a big hotel to spend the winter there. With Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duval. A tribute of Fantasporto in the occasion of the 20 thanniversary of the director's death.

 

FIFTH, FEB 21

Grand Auditorium

 

21:00

A Clockwork Orange - Stanley Kubrick - 137 '- UK / USA- 1971 - FANTASCLASSICS - Drama / Sci-Fi

 

A gang of young people panic in the city of the future. Your boss, after being arrested, will undergo an experiment to change his behavior. The reaction at the time of this film's premiere was such that it was banned in some countries, including Portugal, where it only debuted in November 1974. And director Stanley Kubrick's daring to use classical music to illustrate violent scenes helped the call attention to human brutality. Named for 4 Oscars . Homage to Fantasporto on the occasion of the 20 years of the director's death.

 

A gang of young men put to the city of the future in panic. Its leader, after being arrested, is submitted to a special treatment to change his behavior. The reaction to the release of this film was so strong that it was forbidden in some countries, among them Portugal where it was released only in November 1974. Stanley Kubrick's use of classical music to illustrate some of its very violent scenes, highlighted the brutality of the human soul. Nominated to 4 Oscars. A tribute of Fantasporto in the occasion of the 20 th anniversary of the director's death.

 

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

 

FRIDAY, FEB 22

 

Grand Auditorium

 

21:00

Official Opening Session

Prospect - Zeek Earl , Chris Caldwell - 100 '- Canada / USA- CF- Science Fiction

 

This is an excellent example of independent American cinema. A teenager and her father go to a remote and toxic moon, hoping to find wealth for life, discovering a large deposit of valuable and rare gems . But they are not alone. With excellent reviews from Variety and the Hollywood Reporter , with Sophie Thatcher and Pedro Pascal, this film was selected for the Seattle and Denver festivals.

 

A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They have secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness. With excellent reviews in Variety and Hollywood Reporter, with Sophie Thatcher and Pedro Pascal, it was part of the selection of the Seattle and Denver Film Festivals.

 

23:30

Alien - Ridley Scott-116 '- UK / USA- 1979 - FANTASCLASSICS - Science Fiction

 

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the film's debut, Fantasporto honors " Alien ", the original film of the saga and the second feature by the director who later brought us " Blade Runner "," Thelma & Louise "," Gladiator "or" The Martian "picture. A spaceship receives a request for help from a nearby moon. On the way back, one of the crew members brings with him a mysterious and lethal lifestyle, originally designed by the Swiss artist Giger . With Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerrit and John Hurt , among others. The film won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects in 1980.

 

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of its opening, Fantasporto pays tribute to "Alien", the original that open way to several sequels and the second feature by the director who gave us afterwards " Blade Runner ", " Thelma & Louise ", " Gladiator " or "The Martian." A space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call. After landing on the moon, one of the crew carries back the mysterious and lethal life form. Originally designed by Swiss artist Giger, with actors Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerrit and John Hurt, the film won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects in 1980.

 

Small Auditorium

 

21:15

The Husband 's Secret - Lin Tuan-Chiu - 102' - 1960- Retro-Taiwan - INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE

 

Tshiu- Bi and her husband Siu- Chi have a marriage that looks scary but does not yet have children.

When Tshiu- Bi's friend , Le-Hun , a single mother, is forced to work in a nightclub to raise her son, Tshiu-Bi tries to help her as best she can. However, she does not know that Le-Hun and her husband were once lovers. To avoid complicating tions. Li-Hun decides tostep aside .

 

Tshiu -Bi and her husband Siu-Chi have a seemingly perfect marriage but still have no children. When Tshiu -Bi's friend. Le-Hun, a single mother, is forced to work in a night club to raise her son, Tshiu -Bi tries her best to help. However, Le-Hun and her husband were once lovers, a fact unbeknownst to the wife. To avoid complications, Le-Hun decides to move away.

 

11:15 p.m.

His Master's Voice - Gyorgy Palfi - 110'- Hungary - CF- Drama / Fiction scientific

 

Based on a Stanislaw story Lem ( Solaris ), the film traces the path of Peter in search of his father scientist who left the family in the 70s in the period of communist Hungary. Recognizing him in an old documentary, Peter travels to America. The father's work is, after all, connected with mysterious events in the past, bringing to light the fact that, after all, the universe is not mute and that we are not alone. A science-fiction story from the well-known director of "Taxidermy", Fantasporto 2007 Audience Award.

 

Based on a story by Stanislaw Lem (Solaris), the story of Peter and his scientist father who deserted his family in the 70's during Communist Hungary. Having recognized him in an old documentary, Peter travels to America. His father's work is also related to mysterious events in the past. It brought light to the fact that the mute universe has spoken and we are not alone. An intriguing sci-fi story from the well-known director of " Taxidermy " , Audience Award in Fantasporto 2007.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

 

Grand Auditorium

 

15:00

The Witch in the Window - Andy Milton - 77'- USA - CF - Terror

 

A little boy saw violent images on the net. Frightened by the consequences, the mother asks her ex-husband for help. The father who is repairing an isolated house and tries to know what is going on in the son's head. But the house they are in also has its secrets. Excellent interpretations of Alex Draper and Charlie Tacker in this film recreating with originality a classic theme of terror.

 

A young boy has seen traumatic images in the net. Frightened with the consequences, his mother asks the help of her ex-husband who is renovating an isolated mansion. I try to understand what secrets are in his son's head. But that house also has its secrets. Amazing acting from Alex Draper and Charlie Tacker, recreating with originality the classic subject of terror films.

 

16:30

The Witch: Part 1- The Subversion - Hoon -Jung Park -125 '- South Korea - CF / OE - Action / horror

 

From the screenwriter of "I Saw the Devil, "best Orient Express film and best CF achievement at Fantas 2011, the fabulous story of a student with amnesia trying to figure out what happened to her. Everything leads to a darkness she did not expect. An unexpected gale of the best Korean cinema. The amazing debutante Da - mi Kim was already awarded at the Fantasia Film Festival. This is the movie. more profitability of 2018 in the Korea .

 

From the screenwriter of "I Saw the Devil", best feature ans Besta direction in Fantasporto 2011 Orient Express section, come the fabulous story of a student with amnesia who tries to discover what happened to her. And it all leads to a dark place she did not expect. A swirl of emotions, in the best tradition of Korean films. First time actress Da-mi Kim's amazing performance was already awarded in Fantasia Film festival. This was number one box-office hit in 2018 in Korea.

 

19:00

Albatroz - Daniel Augusto - 97'- Brazil- SR - EUROPEAN PREMIÈRE- thriller

 

Braulio Mantovani, this film tells the intricate story of the photographer Simao, his wife and his lovers. He is the author of "Tropa de Elite" and "Cidade de Deus" (which gave him an Oscar nomination ). . One of them, Alicia , a young girlfriend, is now nothing more than a disgruntled woman who takes revenge on an experience that turns out to be tragic and where the contours of real life will be confused with dreams. With Alexandre Nero, Andrea Beltrão and Maria Flor.

 

With a screenplay co-written by Braulio Mantovani , ("Elite Squad" and "City of God" which had an Oscar Nomination ), this is the intricate story of Simon , a photographer, his wife and his lovers. One of them, Alicia, who was his girlfriend many years ago, is now abandoned, returns involving him in a tragic experience in which real life mixes with dreams. With Alexandre Nero, Andrea Beltrão and Maria Flor.

 

21:00

Human, Space, Time and Human - Kim Ki- Duk -121'- South Korea- CF / OE - Fantasy Drama

 

In an old boat, there are several people on vacation, including a well-known politician and his son. But a gang of gangsters will destabilize the order and create chaos. When the unexpected happens, the game of survival will turn life on board into a spiral of violence and despair. From the well-known Kim Ki Duk , director of " The Isle "and" Breath ", winner in Venice, Locarno, Sitges , among others, several times awarded in Fantasporto where he won the 2013 Oriente Express Prize with " Pietá ". Scenes Eventually Shocking .

 

In an old ship, people are ready to have a great holiday, among them a well-known politician and his son. But a group of gangsters are going to create havoc. When the unexpected happens, the survival game stars, creating the spiral of violence and despair. From well-known Kim-Ki Duk , director of "The Isle" and "Breath", winner at Venice, Locarno or Sitges , several times awarded in Fantasporto as 2013, year he won the Best Film in the Orient Express official section with " Piet ." Some scenes may shock the audience.

 

11:15 p.m.

X - The eXploited - Károly M is száros - 111 ' - Hungary - SR- Thriller

 

A police woman has severe panic attacks. On the other hand, she will have to deal with what she thinks is the greatest conspiracy in contemporary Hungary. It seems she has no chance to unravel the bloody mystery. Second feature film by the director of "Lisa, The Fox-Fairy ", winner of the Fantasporto 2015 Best Picture Award.

 

A police woman with serious panic disorders. And there is the largest conspiracy in contemporary Hungary. She seems to have no chances at all sat discovering the bloody mystery. Second feature by the director of "Lisa, The Fox Fairy", winner of the Best Film Award inFantasporto 2015.

 

 

Small Auditorium

 

15:15

May 13 th , Night of Sorrow- Lin Tuan-Chiu- 97 '- 1965 - Retro-Taiwan- INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE

 

After her mother's death, Siok-hui sings in a nightclub to support her sister, Siok-Tashing , but her immature sister does not approve of her profession. When her younger sister starts working at a pharmaceutical firm, she is interested in her colleague Bun-Tin . But he does not know that Bun-Tin fell desperately in love with his sister.

 

After the death of their mother, Siok-Hui sings in a night-club to support her sister Siok-Tashing , but her immature sister looks down on her occupation. The younger sister begins to work in a pharmaceutical company where she has a crush on her colleague Bun-Pin. But little does she know that Bun-Pin has fallen passionately in love with her sister.

 

5:15 p.m.

Open - Orsi Nagypál - 95 '- Hung - P & P / Retro- Hungary - 2018- comedy, drama , romance

 

Tragicomedy about the relationship of a normal couple who ventures into the confused emotions of non-monogamy. First feature by director Orsi Nagypál , after a few short films and of making episodes in 3 TV series.

 

Relationship dramedy about an everyday couple adventuring through the confusing thrills of non-monogamy. First feature by female director Orsi Nagypál , after filming several shorts and directing episodes on three TV series.

 

21:15

Two Times You (Dos Veces T ú) - Solom O n Ashkenazi - 96 '-Mexico - P & P - WORLD PREMI È RE

 

Tania and Daniela exchange husbands during a wedding just to have fun. But a following car accident will create new and strange relationships.

 

Tania and Daniela exchange husbands during a wedding just for fun, but a fatal accident will create new, strange relationships.

 

11:15 p.m.

Waiting for Sunset - Carlo Catu - 90 '- Philippines - SR / OE - Drama- INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE

 

An elderly couple who have long been unable to marry because the wife still has her husband alive breaks the monotony of her days when she receives a message from the woman's missing husband in search of peace and reconciliation. A tale of tenderness and humanity, with great interpretations and that was winner of the Best Film in the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Directed by Carlo Catu, scriptwriter for " Laut ", film presented at Fantasporto in 2018.

 

An old unmarried couple who can not legalize their union because of the woman's husband who is still alive, sees their daily life disturbed when they receive a distress message from the husband, in search of peace and reconciliation. A tale of great tenderness and humanity, considered Best Film at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Directed by the screenwriter of " Laut ", a feature screened in Fantasporto in 2018.

 

 

SUNDAY, FEB 24

 

 

Grand Auditorium

 

15:00

Reborn - Julian Richards - 78 '- USA - CF - Terror

 

A baby , considered dead at birth is revived by an electric shock and is taken by the morgue technician. Sixteen years later, Tess, who has control over electricity , runs away and tries to find out who the mother is and leaves in search of a blood trail behind her. For his part, the mother seeks to close this part of the past and the pain that caused the loss of the baby . With Kayleigh Gilbert, Barbara Crampton , Michael Paré and Rae Dawn Chong , from the director of " Darklands " and " The Last Horror Movie . "

 

A still born baby is abducted from the morgue and brought back to life by electrokinetic power. On her sixteenth birthday, she escapes and tries to find her mother, leaving behind a trail of blood. On the other hand, her mother is trying to find closure for her past drama.With Kayleigh Gilbert, Barbara Crampton, Michael Par is Rae Dawn Chong, from the director of " Darklands " and "The Last Horror Movie".

 

16:30

The Head - Jordan Downey - 72 '- USA / Port - CF / PCP - Terror

 

A solitary mercenary hunter prepares to hunt monster from the forest that killed his daughter. Shot in Portugal, in the Bragança area, with a partially Portuguese team, it was already awarded in Nightmares Film Festival for Best Picture and Best Cinematography. The director Jordan Downey worked with Wes Craven and this is his third feature film . Selected for the Sitges Festival .

 

A lonely bounty hunter prepares to find the monster of the forest that killed his only daughter. Shot in Portugal, this film won Best Film and Best Cinematography at the Nightmares Film festival. The director Jordan Downey previously worked with Wes Craven and this is his third feature. Selection of the Sitges Film Festival.

 

18:15

Last Sunrise - Wen Ren- 104 '- China - CF / OE - WORLD PREMIERE - Ficca the Cient í is / Romance

 

After the sun disappears, what is the future of humanity? This is what Sun Yang, an amateur astronomer, and the young Chen Mu will discover in an icy world where the best and the worst of humanity appear. When, after major catastrophes, 30% of life always survives, why should we be part of those who give up? One of the first science fiction films produced in China, with great interpretations and special effects. First feature film of the director.

 

After the sudden explosion of the sun, what future lies ahead? Sun Yang, an amateur astronomer and a young woman, Chen Mu, are going to experience a frozen world with the best and the worst of mankind. When after major catastrophes, nearly 30% of life survives, why should we be part of the other 70%? One of the first sci-fi features produced in China, with a major budget and great performances. First feature by director Wen Ren.

 

21:00

The Panama Papers - Alex Winter - 96'- USA - SR - Documentary

 

With the voice of Elijah Wood , a documentary critical to understanding modern societies. A group of journalists in several countries risked their lives in the investigation of the so-called " Panama Papers "provided by an anonymous. Between Putin and Trump , prime ministers, personalities of finance, politics, celebrities, and anonymous people all put money into " off-shores , following intercompany and tax evasion schemes, accumulating untold riches, indifferent to the rest of the world sinks in social inequality and poverty.

 

With the voice of Elijah Wood, a fundamental documentary for the full understanding of modern advanced societies. A group of journalists in several countries risk their lives investigating the so-called Panama Papers, offered to one of them by an anonymous John Doe.Among the names in the documents are Putin Trump prime Ministers, people in finance and politics, celebrities and entrepeneurs, all placing Their money in off shores in a complex tax evasion scheme, Becoming incredibly rich while the rest of Their fellow citizens sink in social inequality and poverty.

 

11:15 p.m.

In Fabric - Peter Strickland - 119 '- UK- CF - Horror Fantasy comedy

 

From the director of " Berberian Sound Studio ", awarded in Fantas 2012, a comedy of horror passed in a department of a large warehouse, full of creativity and originality. Produced by the BBC, with Marianne Jean- Baptiste , nominated for the Oscars for " Secrets andLies "(Mike Leigh ), and Gwendoline Christie the Lady Brienne from "Game of Thrones "and Star Wars : The Force Awakens . Selected for the London and San Sebastian Festivals, winner of the Austin Festival Achievement Award.

 

From the celebrated director of " Berberian Sound Studio ", a film awarded in Fantasporto 2012, this is a horror comedy set in a big department store, filled with originality and creativity. Produced by the BBC, it stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste, an Oscar nominee for "Secrets and Lies" (Mike Leigh), and Gwendoline Christie, the Lady Brienne of "Game of Thrones" and also "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". Selected for the London and San Sebastian film festivals, this film already won the Directors Award in the Austin Festival.

 

 

Small Auditorium

 

15:15 PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - BEST MOVIE (100 ')

 

The Age of the Sheep - Eva Mendes, Joana de Sousa, Sara Augusto - 5 '38' '- Port - animation

An apocalyptic world where the sheep rule.

 

An apocalyptical world where sheep rule.

 

Eva- Bernardo Lopes- 14'56 '' - Portugal- WORLD PREMIÈRE

A woman and a man at a turning point.

 

A woman and a man at a turning point.

 

Summerfest - Maria Hespanhol - 8 '32' '- Port

After the party, not everything goes exactly well.

 

After the party, things do not exactly turn out very well.

 

Bluebird - Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lage, João Mendes- 6 '- Port - UTAD- WORLD PREMIÈRE

 

A charmed voice says a poem by Charles Bukowski .

 

An enchanting voice tells a poem by Charles Bukowski.

 

Half - Hugo Neves, Filipe Teixeira, António Riboira , Vasco Gonçalves - 5'- Port - UTAD- WORLD PREMIÈRE

Two faces. The same story?

 

Two faces. The same story?

 

After Party - Pedro Santasmarinas - 6'28 '' - Port - EUROPEAN PREMIERE

After the party, the horror on the way home.

 

After the party, the homecoming brings the horror.

 

Dig Another Grave - Francisco Morais and Miguel Pinto - 12 '56' '- UK / Port - WORLD PREMIÈRE

A hunter comes to an isolated house.

 

A hunter arrives at an isolated house.

 

Magister - Gustavo dos Santos- 20'- Port - WORLD PREMIÈRE

The actor and director Júlio Cardoso directs his actors .

 

The actor and stage director Júlio Cardoso coaches his actors.

 

Fiddler -Pedro Melo- 8'54 '' - Port - WORLD PREMIÈRE- pedrohvmelo@gmail.com

An anniversary may have the outlines of a horror movie.

 

A birthday party can become a horror movie .

 

Mysteries of the Wild - Rui Veiga - 10'35 '' - Port - animaçã o- and re WORLD PREMI

One of the great discoveries of the century in the animal world is made in a remote forest.

 

One of the great discoveries in the animal world is made in the far-away forest.

 

5:15 p.m.

Kills on Wheels - Attila Till- 93 '- Hung- P & P / Retro- Hungary - 2016- action , comedy, drama

 

Two disabled teens look for a reason to live and join a murder in wheelchair. Film winner of the New Filmmakers Award at the Chicago Film Festival and the Malehor Actor Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival.

 

Two disabled teenagers look for a reason to live, team up with a wheelchaired hitman. Winner New Directors competition at the Chicago Film Festival and Best Actor at Thessaloniki Film Festival.

 

21:15

Framed - Marc Martinez Jordán - 80 '- Esp -P & P - 2017 - Horror

 

Social networks dominate the world. " Framed " is the name of a streaming application that allows you to see everything uncensored. Where's the limit? Everyone seems willing to go as far as possible. A group of young people have fun. Soon they will enter a game of life and death. Produced by Marc Carreté , this film won the Jury Prize in the Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival and Best Horror Feature at the Arizona Festival.

 

The social media dominates the world. "Framed" is the name of a streaming application that allows indiscriminate viewing without any kind of censorship. Where is the limit? Everybody is willing to go as far as possible. A group of young people is having fun. Soon, they find themselves to be a game of life or death. Produced by Marc Carret is, this film won the Jury's award at the Anatomy Crime and Horror Film Festival and Best Horror Feature at the Arizona Film Festival

 

11:15 p.m.

Set-Up - Vassilis Goudelis - 12'50 '' - Gr é cia - P & P-drama -WORLD PREMIERE

 

During the Civil War in Greece, two soldiers rest in a bar when two women arrive. Taking them to a cave , the unexpected happens .

 

During the civil war in Greece, two soldiers rest in a bar when two women arrive. Taking them to a cave in the rocks, the unexpected happens.

 

Christmas Escape - Gui Campos- 37 'Brazil- WORLD PREMIERE

 

Three pensioners from a home decide to flee their daily lives and live the world beyond the walls. Produced by Santiago Dellape , from "The Repartition of Time", this is a story about freedom and humanity ..

 

Three pensioners are a home decides to live outside its walls to have a glimpse of the real world. Produced by Santiago Dellape , director of the awarded "Punch the Clock", a story of freedom and humanity.

 

The Shipment- DIRECTOR'S CUT - Bobby Bala - 25 '- Canada - P & P - Ficca the í is Cient

 

In a distant future, a pilot carrying slaves aboard his spaceship, has to choose between the life and death of the bearer. A big budget film, this first short film by Bobby Bala. (Note: the short version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

In a distant future, a space pilot must decide on the lives of the ones he carries. A big budget first short by Bobby Bala . (Note: the shorter version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

 

MONDAY, FEB 25

 

 

Grand Auditorium

 

15:00 SHORTS - FILMS FANTASTIC CINEMA (129 ')

 

Makr - Hana Kazim - 14 '45' '- United Arab Emirates - CF

 

A Muslim cleric is called to a house to perform an exorcism on a woman.

 

A muslim cleric is called to perform an exorcism on a woman.

 

The Original - Michelle Cervera Garza - 13 '09' '- UK- CF- EUROPEAN PREMIERE

 

Two women dance. One of them will suffer a serious accident. Cloning need .

 

Two women dance. One of them suffers a major accident . Cloning is needed.

 

Roberta 's Living Room - Judy Suh- 12 ' 34 ' 'USA- CF - Freakagency

 

Roberta's husband dies and she decides that there is no better way to die than to surround herself with plants.

 

Roberta 's husband dies. She decides to kill herself by herself.

 

Bluebird - Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lage, João Mendes - 6 '- Port - WORLD PREMIÈRE

 

A charmed voice says a poem by Charles Bukowski .

 

An enchanting voice tells a poem by Charles Bukowski.

 

The Desolation Prize - Shane Day - 15 '08' '- USA -CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

 

A young woman, after spending the night with a man who lives isolated, returns to work in a second-hand shop with more than expected.

 

A young woman, after spending the night with a reclusive man, returns to work in a vintage clothing store with more than she expected.

 

My First Time - Asaf Livni - 9 '28' '- Israel

 

With what right do you steal my first time?

 

How did you come to see me first time?

 

Fortune - Alexandre Moisan , Nicolas Castelli , Simon Magnat , Nicolas Ferracci , Pedro Pillot - 5'14 '' - Fra - Miyu Distribution

 

A pig watches the lives of its owners in the hardware store where each nail tells a story.

 

A pet pig follows attentively the life of its masters, owners of a drugstore where every nail tells a story.

 

Mysteries of the Wild - Rui Veiga - 10'35 '' - Port - animaçã o- and re WORLD PREMI

 

One of the great discoveries of the century of the animal world is made in a remote forest.

 

One of the great discoveries in the animal world is made in the far-away forest.

 

La Noria - Carlos Baena - 12 '- Esp - CF - animation

 

A little boy plays with a moped wheel . In the montage, a piece flees under the bed, releasing the monsters.

 

A boy is building a mechano ferris wheel. When a piece rolls under the bed, the monsters are released.

 

Floating - Frankie de Leonardis - 9'09 '' - Esp - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

 

Big problem at a space station. Life and death of an astronaut.

 

A big problem happens in a space station. Life and death of an astronaut.

 

The Shipment - Bobby Bala 13 '- Canada - CF - Science Fiction

 

In a distant future, a pilot carrying slaves aboard his spaceship, has to choose between the life and death of the bearer. A big budget film, this first short film by Bobby Bala. (Note: the short version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

In a distant future, a space pilot must decide on the lives of the ones he carries. A big budget first short by Bobby Bala . (Note: the shorter version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

 

Retch - Keir Siewert- 4 '20 "- UK-CF

 

One woman helps another when it feels bad.

 

A woman is helping another when she feels sick.

 

 

18:00

DOE- Justin Foia- 98 '- USA - CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE - Fantasy

 

A man wakes up on a garden bench. You do not know who you are. But you have a super gift, rebuilding life from it. Eight years later, he discovers others like him, extremely gifted to different areas of knowledge. First feature film by director Justin Foia

 

A man wakes up in a garden bench. He does not know who he is. But he does have a super gift, rebuildind his life based on his skills. Eight years later, I have discursed others in different areas. First feature by director Justin Foia .

 

 

21:00

Waiting for Sunset - Carlo Catu - 90 '- Philippines - SR / OE - Drama- INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE

 

An elderly couple who have long been unable to marry because the wife still has her husband alive breaks the monotony of her days when she receives a message from the woman's missing husband in search of peace and reconciliation. A tale of tenderness and humanity,with great interpretations, that won the Best Film at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Directed by Carlo Catu, scriptwriter for " Laut ", film presented at Fantasporto in 2018.

 

An old unmarried couple who can not legalize Their union because of the woman's husband who is still alive, disturbed daily life Their sections When They receive the distress message from the husband, in search of peace and reconciliation. A tale of great tenderness and humanity, considered Best Film at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Directed by the screenwriter of " Laut " , a feature screened in Fantasporto in 2018.

 

23:00

Monstrum - Jong -Ho Huh - 105'- South Korea - CF / OE - Terror

 

In the sixteenth century, the king is far from his people. In the royal palace, the nobles conspire to take him down, taking advantage of the figure of a monster that nobody knows if it is real or imaginary. Yoon Gyeom is a loyal subject of the King. Fight to defeat the monster that terrorizes the country but also against the group of nobles who want to depose the sovereign. Winner of the Public Pr is the average Sitges Festival.

 

In the 16th century, the king is oblivious of his people. In the royal palace, the nobles conspire to depose him, taking advantage of a mythical figure of a monster some suspect is real. Yoon Gyeom is a loyal subject of the king. He fights to defeat the monster and the group who tries to take down the king. Audience Award at the Sitges Film festival.

 

Small Auditorium

 

15:15 PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - BEST MOVIE (69 ').

 

Expanded EntreTons   - Luís Miranda - 4 '41- Port

 

Expanding Y our imag is tica Entretons by fourfold screens and the doubling of colors, interpolative cycle

 

Expended images of Entretons quadriplicating screens and duplicating colors , in to interpolate c and cle .

 

Dogma - Guillerme Dessa- 13'54 '' - Port

 

David confronted with his mother's death, recalls her request.

 

Confronted with his mother ' s death, David recalls her wish.

 

A Minha Imagem Feliz - Tiago Pimentel – 9' – Port

 

Uma menina tenta contar o que viu no parque e captar a atenção dos pais.

 

A little girl tries to tell what she has seen in the park that day and call the attention of her father.

 

PRÉMIO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR ESCOLA

 

ESMAD

Estranho Amor - João Silva Santos - 13' 38' - Port

Sleep Tight - João Ribeiro, Miguel Silva, Rafael Garcia -4' 2''- Port

Às Vezes Sou Pessoa Às Vezes Sou Dinossauro - Rosana Soares- 14'20'' - Port

Memoriam- Andreia Pereira, Rita Manso - 6'56'' - Port

 

17:15

The Fantasy of the Deer Warrior - Ying Chang- 87' -1961 - Retro-Taiwan

 

A paz na floresta é perturbada pelo ataque de uma alcateia de lobos. Infelizmente o herói da floresta, Sika Deer , não está por perto. Uncle Deer vem ajudar mas é morto ao fazê-lo. Entretanto, Foxy que é ciumento da popularidade de Miss Deer , engana- a e fá-la acreditar que o seu amor, Sika Deer , está morto

 

Peace in the forest is suddenly disrupted by attacking wolves. Unfortunately, the forest ' s hero, Sika Deer is not around. Uncle Deer comes to the rescue but sacrifices himself to do so. Meanwhile, Foxy is jealous of the popular Miss Deer and tricks her into believing that her lover, Sika Deer, is dead.

 

21:15

Lust - Severin Eskeland - 84' - Noruega - P&P- Horror

 

Lisa, uma famosa escritora de livros violentos e eróticos, isola-se em casa depois de ter sido violada . Quando os pesadelos aumentam, começa a questionar-se sobre o que é realidade ou ficção. Poucos a podem ajudar . Selecçã o do Night Visions Festival.

 

Lisa, a famous writer of erotic and violent novels, closes herself at home after being raped. When nightmares begin, she questions what is real and what is her fantasy. Few people can help her. Selected for Night Visions Film festival.

 

23:15

Decision : Liquidation - Alexander Aravin - 97 '- Russia- P&P - war/ action

 

Baseado em factos reais. Depois do ataque à escola de Beslan em que morreram centenas de crianças, o que aconteceu ao comando muçulmano que foi responsável pela tragédia? Numa guerra sem tréguas, os serviços secretos russos tentam matar o sanguinário chefe da guerrilha e saber qual o passo seguinte. Produzido pela Mosfilm e pelo conhecido realizador Karen Shaknazarov .

 

Based on true events . After the attack to the school in Beslan where hundreds of children died, what happened to the muslim commando responsible for the tragedy? In a heartless war, the Russian secret services try to kill the murderous captain of the guerrilla and to know which is his next step. Produced by Mosfilm and celebrated director Karen Shaknazarov .

 

 

TERÇA, 26 FEV

 

 

Grande Auditório

 

15:30

Demon Eye - Ryan Simons - 87 '- UK - CF - WORLD PREMI È RE -Horror Sobrenatural

 

Sadie volta da America para o reino Unido para habitar a casa do pai, depois do suicídio deste e para descobrir uma realidade onde o sobrenatural se mistura com o passado da família. Um misterioso amuleto que encontra vai despertar dois demónios que tem de derrotar.Do realizador de “ Seizure ” (2016).

 

Sadie returns from America to his father ' s home in the UK after his suicide. There she finds a reality that mixes the supernatural with the story of her family. A mysterious amulet she finds awakes two powerful demons she must face. From the director of “ Seizure ” (2016).

 

17:30

Living Space - Steven Spiel - 80 ' - Australia

 

Namorados desde a universidade, Brad e Ashley penetram no coração da Alemanha. As suas férias românticas dão uma volta inesperada quando chegam a uma casa onde encontram um antigo oficial das SS. Entram com ele numa espiral psicológica que lhe vai mostrar que nem todos os espaços são habitáveis.

 

College sweethearts Brad and Ashley venture into the heartland of Germany. Their romantic holiday takes a sinister turn when encountering a German SS officer. He trusts them into a psychological vortex revealing that there is not always life in a “ living space ”.

 

21:00

School Service - Louie Lagdameo Ignacio - 95'- Filipinas- SR/OE - Drama

 

As crianças estão a salvo quando vão para a escola? O filme segue a trágica história de Maya , uma menina raptada e que é mandada como pedinte par a as ruas violentas de Manila, sorte que partilha com outras crianças. Do realizador de “ Laut ”, premiado no Fantasporto 2018, este é mais um exemplo da vitalidade do actual cinema filipino.

 

Are children safe when they go to school? This film follows the tragic story of Maya, a kidnapped child placed as a beggar in the violent streets of Manila together with many other children. From the awarded director of “ Laut ” , screened in Fantasporto 2018, this is another example of the vitality of the modern Phillipino film production.

 

23:00

The Fare - DC Hamilton- 80' - USA - CF - WORLD PREMI È RE - Fantasy drama

 

Um taxi , conduzido por Harris , apanha uma jovem, Penny , levando a uma atracção imediata. Isto até que ela literalmente desaparece do assento de trás. Quando a confusão dá lugar à realidade, ele acerta o taquímetro e é transportado para o momento em que ela entra no carro. Os dois têm de compreender o que se passa. A vida de Harris mudará para sempre. Segunda longa-metragem do realizador e um dos filmes mais originais da colheita deste ano.

 

A taxi, driven by Harris, picks a charming woman, Penny and the attraction is immediate. This till she literally disappears from the back of the car. When confusion gives way to reality, the driver resets the meter and is instantaneously transported to the moment she climbs into his car. The woman and the man must understand what is happening. The second feature by DC Hamilton and one of the most original features of this year 's harvest.

 

 

Pequeno Auditório

 

15:15 PRÉMIO CI NEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR ESCOLA (65')

 

INSTITUTO PORTUGUÊS DE FOTOGRAFIA

SamSara - Ana Silva - 4'14'' ( Port )

Saudade - Andreia Matos - 2'9'' ( Port )

Nica - António Almeida - 4' 5'' ( Port )

Nostalgia - Catarina Dessa - 2' 54'' ( Port )

Sem Cor - Clara Araújo - 3'52'' ( Port )

Prelúdio - Diana Sá, Hernâni Sousa - 1' ( Port )

Self-Destruction - Micael Afonso - 4 ' (Port)

Sonho. Não sei Quem Sou - Sara Ferreira - 4' 07'' ( Port )

Mind's Limits - Susana Meneses - 2'44'' ( Port )

Cam #1 - Tomás Pedro, Pedro Sardinha- 1' 4'' ( Port )

 

UNIVERSIDADE DA BEIRA INTERIOR

Um Marco No Futebol - José Caetano - 10' ( Port

Eikasia - Francisco Morais e Miguel Pinto - 24'29' ( Port )

 

17:15

X - The eXploited - Károly M é száros - 111' - Hungria - SR/ Retro-Hungria - Thriller

 

Uma mulher-polícia tem ataques de pânico graves. Por outro lado, vai ter de lidar com o que ela pensa que é a maior conspiração na Hungria contemporânea. Parece que ela não tem hipóteses de desvendar o sangrento mistério. Segunda longa-metragem do realizador de “Lisa, The Fox- Fairy ”, vencedor do Prémio de Melhor Filme do Fantasporto 2015.

 

A police woman with serious panic disorders. And there is the biggest conspiracy in contemporary Hungary. She seems to have no chances at all sat discovering the bloody mystery. Second feature by the director of “ Lisa, The Fox Fairy ” , winner of the Best Film Award in Fantasporto 2015.

 

21:15

Reborn - Julian Richards- 78 '- USA- CF - Terror

 

Uma bébé , considerada morto à nascença é reavivada por um choque eléctrico e é levada pelo técnico da morgue. Dezasseis anos mais tarde, Tess que possui contro le sobre a electricidade , foge e tenta saber quem é a mãe e parte à procura, deixando atrá s um rasto de sangue . Por seu lado, a mãe procura fechar essa parte do passado e a dor que lhe causou a perda do bébé . Com Kayle igh Gilbert, Barbara Crampton , Michael Paré e Rae Dawn Chong , do realizador de “ Darklands ” e “ The Last Horror Movie ”.

 

A still born baby is abducted from the morgue and brought back to life by electrokinetic power. On her sixteenth birthday, she escapes and tries to find her mother, leaving behind a trail of blood. On the other hand, her mother is trying to find closure for her past drama. With Kayleigh Gilbert, Barbara Crampton, Michael Par é and Rae Dawn Chong, from the director of “ Darklands ” and “ The Last Horror Movie ”.

 

23:15

Bad Poems - Gábor Reisz- 97' - Hung - P&P / Retro- Hungria - 2018- comedy, drama

 

Tamás , de 33 anos, está de coração partido depois da namorada Ana, que ganhou uma bolsa de estudos para Paris, o ter abandonado. Caindo numa espiral de recriminação, Tamás inicia uma viagem pelo seu passado e chega à conclusão de que o amor só existe quando está praticamente no fim. Com 4 prémios no Festival de Turim (Prémio Especial do Juri , Prémio Argumento, Prémio Scuola Holden , Prémio Avanti do Juri para Melhor Filme)

 

33 year- old Tam á s is heartbroken, after his girlfriend Ann, who is on a scholarship in Paris, breaks up with him. While wallowing in self-pity, Tam á s takes a trip down memory to figure out if love only exists when it ' s practically gone. This feature won four awar ds at the Turin Film festival ( Special Award of the jury, Best Screenplay, Scuola Award and Avanti Award for Best Feature.

 

 

QUARTA, 27 FEV

 

 

Grande Auditório

 

15:30

A Mata Negra - Rodrigo Aragão- 100'- Brasil - CF - Terror

 

Uma jovem que vive na floresta enfrenta os demónios, os espíritos do outro mundo, mortos que ressuscitam e, sobretudo, um pregador que a demoniza. Na posse de um livro de encantamentos, a jovem vai tentar sobreviver aos ataques de todos, e ao mesmo tempo recuperar um saco de moedas de ouro que encontrou. Uma grande produção com Carol Aragão, Jackson Antunes e Francisco Gaspar, cheia de efeitos especiais da autoria do próprio realizador, Rodrigo Aragão, que tem já vários filmes do fantástico selecionados para o Fantaspoa e Festival de Sitges .

 

A young woman lives in the forest, facing demons, spirits from another world dead people who came back to life or a preacher that terrifies her. In possession of a summons book, the woman tries to survive the attacks from them all and recuperate a bag of gold coins that she has found. A big budget production, with Carol Arag ã o , Jackson Antunes and Francisco Gaspar, packed with special effects by the director himself, Rodrigo Arag ã o , who already had some fantasy films presented in festivals such as Bra zilian Fantaspoa and theSitges Film Festival.

 

17:30

Kuya Wes - James Robin Mayo - 90' - Filipinas- SR/OE - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE- Comédia

 

Kuya Wes é um tímido e honesto empregado de uma empresa bancária que se apaixona por uma cliente, Erika, que se encontra em dificuldades financeiras. Quando decide ajudá-la com dinheiro do seu bolso, o irmão, com quem partilha a casa, não concorda e obriga-o a mudar. O realizador é conhecido por ter vencido no Young Critics Circle Award com o seu primeiro filme, “ The Chanters ”.

 

Kuya Wes is a timid and earnest remittance clerk who falls for his customer in need, Erika. As Wes helps her from his own pocket, his relationship with his brother with whom he lives, degrades, forcing him to change. The director is known for having won the Young Critics Circle Award with his first feature, “ The Chanters ”

 

21:00

Werewolf - Adrian Panek - 88'- Polónia/Alem/ Hol - SR- Drama, Horror

 

Um grupo de crianças libertadas de um campo de concentração nazi encontram refúgio numa mansão. Lá fora esta uma matilha de cães também ficou livre na mesma altura. Encurralados, a luta pela sobrevivência continua. Filme vencedor do Prémio Melhor Filme noPolish Film Festival 2018.

 

A group of children recently liberated from a nazi concentration camp find refuge in a mansion. Outside a pack of ferocious dogs, freed at the same time. Trapped, they fight for their survival. Winning feature at the Polish Film Festival 2018.

 

23:00

Daddy ' s Girl - Julian Richards- 80' USA/Rep Georgia - CF- Terror

 

Uma investigação s obre pessoas desaparecidas leva um polícia novato e uma guar da da unidade de desaparecidos a conhecer um assassino em série que usa a filha para atrair as suas vítimas. As tentativas de a salvar levam-nos ao encontro do pai e deixam-nos à mercê de uma jovem muito confusa com tendências suicidas. Com o actor Costas Mandylor (“ Saw ”), do realizador de “ The Last Horror Movie ” e “ Darklands ”, ambos premiados no Fantasporto.

 

A missing person investigation leads a rookie cop and a female vigilante to a serial killer who uses his daughter as bait to lure victims. Their attempts to rescue her puts them on a collision course with her father and leaves them at the mercy of ac onfused suicidal girl. Withactor Costas Mandylor ( “Saw” ) and from the director of “ Darklands ” and “ The Last Horror Movie ” , both awarded in Fantasporto .

 

Pequeno Auditório

 

15:15 PRÉMIO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR ESCOLA (80')

 

UNIVERSIDADE DO MINHO

O Som Dos Sineiros - Vanessa Cortez, Isabella Masiero   - 11' 33'' ( Port )

[ Awaken ] - Cristiano Maciel, Diogo Bastos, Joana Soares e Rita Almeida   - 3'15” ( Port )

Mergulho No Cávado - Ana Maria Dinis, Filipa Castro Gomes, Inês Lopes, Mónica Sampaio   - 3' 31'' ( Port )

Castigo Da Idade - Cátia Moura, Lara Varanda, Mariana Duarte, Sara Cunha, Vanda Elias - 3' ( Port )

Shinigami - Diana Alves, Inês Paredes, Márcia Fernandes, Marta Fernandes e Susana Nevada - 8' 53'' ( Port )  

Ruas   - Cristiano Maciel, Diogo Rodrigues e Francisco Sousa   - 3' 01'' ( Port )

Vítima Das Circunstâncias - Sofia Summavielle - 3' 41''( Port )

 

 

ESCOLA SUPERIOR ARTÍSTICA DO PORTO

No Fim do Mar - João Monteiro - 15' ( Port )

Rorschach - André Moreira - 7' 59'' ( Port )

Cinzas - Célia Fraga - 15' 1'' ( Port )

Dream Girl - Carlos Real - 3' 20'' (Port)

 

17:15

Vengeance of the Phoenix Sisters - Chen Hung-Min - 87 ' - 1968 - Retro-Taiwan

 

Depois dos bandidos matarem o antigo xerife e a sua mulher, uma criada leva as três filhas destes para lugar seguro. Mas crescerão separadas. Quinze anos mais tarde, cada uma delas procura vingança. A mais velha, Xiufeng , disfarça-se de homem, fazendo actosvalorosos enquanto procura os bandidos. Entretanto , encontra as irmãs , Quinfeng e Zhifeng .

 

After bandits kill a former sheriff and his wife, a servant carries their three daughters to safety, but they grow up apart. Fifteen years later, each girl sets out to seek revenge. Eldest sister Xiufeng disguises herself as a man, performing acts of chivalry as she seeks out the bandits. Along the way, she runs across her sisters, Qingfeng and Zhifeng .

 

21:15

Albatroz - Daniel Augusto - 97'- Brasil- SR - EUROPEAN PREMIÈRE- thriller

 

Escrito, entre outros, pelo argumentista de “Tropa de Elite” e “Cidade de Deus” (que lhe deu uma nomeação para o Oscar ) , Braulio Mantovani, este filme conta a in trincada história do fotógrafo Simão, da sua mulher e das suas amantes. Uma delas, Alicia , namorada de juventude não passa agora de uma mulher despeitada que se vinga numa experiência que se revela trágica e onde os contornos da vida real se vão confundir com os sonhos. Com Alexandre Nero, Andrea Beltrão e Maria Flor.

 

With a screenplay co-written by Braulio Mantovani , ( “ Elite Squad ” and “ City of God ” which had an Oscar Nomination) , this is the intricate story of Sim ã o , a photographer, his wife and his lovers. One of them, Alicia, who was his girlfriend many years ago, is now abandoned, returns involving him in a tragic experience in which real life mixes with dreams. With Alexandre Nero, Andrea Beltr ã o and Maria Flor.

 

23:15

All the Creatures Were Stirring - Rebekah & David McKendry - 80 ' - USA - P&P- Fantá stico

 

Um par encontra-se para um primeiro encontro na véspera de Natal e vão a uma sala de teatro estranha onde se representa uma série de bizarras e assustadoras histórias natalícias, compartilhando o espectáculo com uma série de personagens que tentam escapar aos horrores da época. Desde festas de empresa a compras de última hora, a perseguidores vingativos e demónios imortais, muito há que temer nessa altura festiva.

 

When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there's plenty out there to fear this holiday season.

 

QUINTA, 28 FEV

 

 

Grande Auditório

 

15:30

Isabelle - Robert Heydon - 81' - Canadá/USA- CF - EUROPEAN PREMIERE -horror fantasy

 

O sonho de um jovem casal de começar uma família está comprometido à medida que vão descendo os degraus da paranoia devido a uma vizinha arrepiante que parece exigir as suas próprias vidas. Segunda longa metragem do premiado realizador de “Ecstasy”.

 

A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own lives. Second feature of the awarded director of “Ecstasy”.

 

17:30

Painting Life - Biju Kumar Damodaran - 140'- India- SR/OE - EUROPEAN PREMIÈRE - Drama

 

Um hino à protecção do ambiente. Uma equipa de rodagem liderada por um realizador de Bollywood de sucesso chega a uma aldeia remota nos Himalaias para filmar uma sequência de dança e música. Cedo ficam isolados do mundo depois de chuvas torrenciais e deslizamentos de terra, sem tecnologia ou meios de comunicação, totalmente à mercê das forças da natureza. Primeiro filme em língua inglesa do realizador cuja obra tem sido exibida regularmente nos festivais de Cannes e Montreal, vencedor de 12 prémios nacionais e doze internacionais.

 

A hymn to environmental protection. A crew led by a hit Bollywood filmmaker arrives in a remote Himalayan village in Sikkim to shoot a song and dance sequence. Soon they find themselves cut off from the outside world after torrential downpours and landslides, with no basic amenities or means of communication and are totally at the mercy of the forces of nature. First English feature film from the director whose films can be seen regularly at Montreal and Cannes Film Festival, winner of four National Film Awards and twelve other international wins.

 

21:00

Nancy - Christina Choe - 85' - USA - SR - Drama

             

Lentamente, Nancy convence-se de que foi raptada em criança. Quando conhece um casal cula filha desapareceu há 30 anos, cedo as suas dúvidas dão lugar à conv icção. Com Andrea Riseborough (“ Birdman ”), Steve Buscemi e John Leguizano . Premiado no Festival de Sundance e seleccionado para os festivais de Deauvile e Sitges , festival este onde a atriz Andrea Riseborough ganhou o prémio de interpretação feminina. Primeira longa- metragem de Christina Choe .

 

Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing 30 years ago, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief. With Andrea Riseborough ( “ Birdman ” ), Steve Buscemi and John Leguizano . Awarded at the Sundance Festival and selected by Deauvile and Sitges festivals where actress Andrea Riseborough won Best actress. First feature by Christina Choe .

 

23:00

His Master's Voice - Gyorgy Palfi - 110'- Hungria - CF/Retro- Hungria — Drama/ Ficção científica

 

Baseado numa história de Stanislaw Lem ( Solaris ), o filme traça o percurso de Peter em busca do seu pai cientista que abandonou a família no s anos 70, no período da Hungria comunista. Reconhecendo-o num documentário antigo, Peter viaja para a América. O trabalho do pai está, afinal, relacionado com eventos misteriosos no passado, trazendo à luz o facto de que, afinal , o universo não está mudo nem nós estamos sós. Uma história de ficção- científica vinda do conhecido realizador de “Taxidermia”, Prémio do Público do Fantasporto 2007.

 

Based on a story by Stanislaw Lem (Solaris), the story of Peter and his scientist father who deserted his family in the 70 ' s during Communist Hungary. Having recognized him in an old documentary, Peter travels to America. His father ' s work is also related to mysterious events in the past. It brought light to the fact that the mute universe has spoken and we are not alone. An intriguing sci-fi story from the well-known director of “ Taxidermia ” , Audience Award in Fantasporto 2007.

 

 

Pequeno Auditório

 

15:15 PRÉMIO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR ESCOLA (71')

 

EPI/ETIC (Lisboa)

Sem Saída - André Rodrigues - 10' ( Port )

Terra Ardida - Francisco Romão - 12' ( Port )

Colapso - Carolina Lourenço - 19' ( Port )

 

PRÉMIO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR FILME

O Caminho de Santiago no Alto Minho   - Martin Dale - 30' - Port- WORLD PREMIERE

 

O n ú mero de caminhantes do Caminho de Santiago triplicou nos ú ltimos anos. Este document á rio aborda as explicaçõ es hist ó ricas e sociais, simbologia e import â ncia econ ó mica e religiosa do antiqu í ssimo percurso.   Uma co munidade de peregrinos repete ,ano ap ó s ano , a rota at é à catedral de Santiago de Compostela, unido assim a Galiza e Portugal.  

The number of pilgrims in the Road to Santia go has tripled in recent years. This documentary approaches the historic and social r easons, the symbolic, religious and economic importance of the ancient route. A community of people that repeats year after year the journey to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, uniting Galicia and Portugal.

 

 

17:15

Six Suspects - Lin Tuan-Chiu- 108' - 1965 - Retro-Taiwan- INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE

 

Tenn Kong-Hui é um detective particular que usa o passado obscuro dos seus clientes para os chantagear. Tai- Giok é a secretária do presidente de uma companhia do aço e uma mulher perigosa. Quando ela e Tenn Kong-Hui se separam, ele começa a reunir provas contra ela. Um dia, Tenn Kong-Hui é encontrado morto no seu apartamento. Há cinco suspeitos mas todos têm álibis. Quando a polícia parece estar num beco sem saída, um sexto suspeito aparece.

 

Tenn Kong-Hui is a private detective who uses people ' s shady pasts to blackmail them. Tai- Giok is a secretary to a steel company ' s chairman and a dangerous character. When she and Tenn Kong -Hui break up, he begins collecting evidence against her. One day, TennKong-Hui is found dead in his apartment. There are five suspects but all have alibis. Just when the police seem to have hit a dead end, a sixth suspect emerges.

 

21:15

Last Sunrise - Wen Ren- 104 ' - China - CF/OE - WORLD PREMIERE - Ficçã o Cient í fica/Romance

 

Depois do sol desaparecer, qual é o futuro da humanidade? É o que Sun Yang, um astrónomo amador, e a jovem Chen Mu vão descobrir num mundo gelado onde surge o melhor e o pior da Humanidade. Quando, depois das maiores catástrofes, 30 % da vida sempre sobrevive, porque havemos de fazer parte dos que desistem? Um dos primeiros filmes de ficção científica produzidos na China, com grandes interpretações e efeitos especiais. Primeira longa- metragem do realizador .

 

After the sudden explosion of the sun, what future lies ahead? Sun Yang, an amateur astronomer and a young woman, Chen Mu, are going to experience a frozen world with the best and the worst of mankind. When after major catastrophes, nearly 30% of life survives, why should we be a part of the other 70%? One of the first sci-fi features produced in China, with a major budget and great performances. First feature by director Wen Ren.

 

23:15

The Head - Jordan Downey - 72 ' -USA/Port - CF/PCP - Terror

 

Um caçador mercenário solitário prepara-se para caçar monstro da floresta que matou a sua filha. Rodado em Portugal, na zona de Bragança, com uma equipa parcialmente portuguesa, foi já premiado no Nightmares Film Festival como Melhor Filme e Melhor Fotografia. O realizador Jordan Downey trabalhou com Wes Craven e es ta é a sua terceira longa -metragem. Seleccionado para o Festival de Sitges .

 

A lonely bounty hunter prepares to find the monster of the forest that killed his only daughter. Shot in Portugal, this film won Best Film and Best Cinematography at the Nightmares Film festival. The director Jordan Downey worked previously with Wes Craven and this is his third feature. Selection of the Sitges Film Festival.

 

SEXTA, 1 MAR ÇO

 

 

Grande Auditório

 

15:30

Lust - Severin Eskeland - 84' - Noruega - 2017 - P&P- Horror

 

Lisa, uma famosa escritora de livros violentos e eróticos, isola -se em casa depois de ter sido violada. Quando os pesadelos aumentam, começa a questionar-se sobre o que é realidade ou ficção. Poucos a podem ajudar . Selecçã o do Night Visions Festival.

 

Lisa, a famous writer of erotic and violent novels, closes herself at home after being raped. When nightmares begin, she questions what is real and what is her fantasy. Few people can help her. Selected for Night Visions Film festival.

 

17:30

Decision : Liquidation - Alexander Aravin - 97 '- Russia- P&P - war/ action

 

Baseado em factos reais. Depois do ataque à escola de Beslan em que morreram centenas de crianças, o que aconteceu ao comando muçulmano que foi responsável pela tragédia? Numa guerra sem tréguas, os serviços secretos russos tentam matar o sanguinário chefe da guerrilha e saber qual o passo seguinte. Produzido pela Mosfilm e pelo conhecido realizador Karen Shaknazarov .

 

Based on true events . After the attack to the school in Beslan where hundreds of children died, what happened to the muslim commando responsible for the tragedy? In a heartless war, the Russian secret services try to kill the murderous captain of the guerrilla and to know which is his next step. Produced by Karen Shaknazarov .

 

21:00

Deadtectives - Tony West -93' - USA - CF - Comédia de terror

 

Uma equipa de desajeitados investigadores do paranormal de um reality show vão à casa mais assombrada do México à procura de melhor audiência para o programa. Quando os verdadeiros segredos da casa se revelam, descobrem que a casa não é um embuste. Sem verdadeiras armas contra os fantasmas, o grupo tem de descobrir como dar cabo dos fantasmas e sair de lá vivos. Este é a primeira longa-metragem de Tony West, vencedor do Festival de Houston com a curta “ Dartsville ” (2007)

 

A team of hapless paranormal investigators on a reality TV series who go on a quest to Mexico's most haunted house in the pursuit of better ratings. However, when the true dark secrets of the mansion begin to reveal themselves, the hapless presenters quickly discover that this house is no hoax. With zero ghost-hunting skills (or really any other applicable skills) the team must figure out how to bust the ghosts and escape the house with their lives. This first feature by Tony West, winner of the Houston Film Fest with “ Dartsville ” (2007).

 

23:00

S t. Agatha- Darren Lynn Bousman - 98 ' - USA - P&P - Terror

 

Do realizador Darren Lynn Bousman ( Saw II, III, IV). Numa localidade pequena de Georgia , uma mulher condenada grávida refugia-se num convento, isolada de tudo. O que parece ser o sítio ideal para ter a criança é afinal um local onde o silencio é forçado, segredos terríveis são escondidos e toda a força de vontade de Agatha posta à prova.

 

From the director Darren Lynn Bousman ( Saw II, III, IV) . In small town Georgia, a pregnant con woman on the run seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark layer where silence is forced, ghastly secrets are masked, and every bit of will power Agatha has is tested.

 

 

Pequeno Auditório

 

15:15 PRÉMIO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS - MELHOR ESCOLA (76')

 

UNIVERSIDADE DE TRÁS-OS-MONTES E ALTO DOURO

20.06.2018 - Daniel Silva, Filipe Mendonça, Nelson Sousa, Tiago Faria - 7' ( Port )

Metade - Hugo Neves, Filipe Teixeira, António Riboira , Vasco Gonçalves - 5' ( Port )

107 - Micael Liberato, David Fonseca - 6' ( Port )

Bluebird - Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lage, João Mendes - 6' ( Port )

Faísca 0 Justes - Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lage, João Mendes - 11' ( Port )

 

UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA PORTUGUESA - PORTO

Bruma - Sofia Cachim , Gabriel Peixoto, Mónica Correia, Daniela Santos - 6'04'' ( Port )

Dentro - João Faria - 13'46'' ( Port )

Mundo na Mão - Francisca Magalhães, Joana Tato Borges, Maria Canela - 8' 48'' ( Port )

Na Sombra - Miguel Alves - 14'21'' ( Port ) - WORLD PREMIÈRE

 

17:15

School Service - Louie Lagdameo Ignacio - 95'- Filipinas- SR/OE - Drama

 

As crianças estão a salvo quando vão para a escola? O filme segue a trágica história de Maya , uma menina raptada e que é mandada como pedinte par a as ruas violentas de Manila, sorte que partilha com outras crianças. Do realizador de “ Laut ”, premiado no Fantasporto 2018, é mais um exemplo da vitalidade do actual cinema filipino.

 

Are children safe when they go to school? This film follows the tragic story of Maya, a kidnapped child placed as a beggar in the violent streets of Manila together with many other children. From the awarded director of “ Laut ” , screened in Fantasporto 2018, this is another example of the vitality of the modern Phillipino film production.

 

21:15

The Panama Papers - Alex Winter - 96'- USA - SR - Documentário

 

Com a voz de Elijah Wood , um documentário fundamental para a compreensão das sociedades modernas. Um grupo de jornalistas em vários países arriscam a vida na investigação dos chamados “ The Panama Papers ” fornecidos por um anónimo. Entre Putin e Trump , primeiros ministros, personalidades da finança, da política, celebridades e gente anónima, todos colocam dinheiro em “ off-shores ” , seguindo esquemas de transferências entre empresas e fugindo aos impostos, ac umulando riquezas incalculáveis e indiferentes ao resto do mundo que se afunda na desigualdade social e na pobreza.

 

With the voice of Elijah Wood, a fundamental documentary for the full understanding of the modern advanced societies. A group of journalists in several countries risk their lives investigating the so-called Panama Papers, offered to one of them by an anonymous John Doe. Among the names in the documents are Putin, Trump, prime-ministers, people in finance and politics, celebrities and entrepeneurs , all placing their money in off shores in a complex tax evasion scheme, becoming incredibly rich while the rest of their fellow citizens sink in social inequality and poverty.

 

23:15

A Mata Negra - Rodrigo Aragão- 100'- Brasil - CF - Terror

 

Uma jovem que vive na floresta enfrenta os demónios, os espíritos do outro mundo, mortos que ressuscitam e, sobretudo, um pregador que a demoniza. Na posse de um livro de encantamentos, a jovem vai tentar sobreviver aos ataques de todos, e ao mesmo tempo recuperar um saco de moedas de ouro que encontrou. Uma grande produção com Carol Aragão, Jackson Antunes e Francisco Gaspar, cheia de efeitos especiais da autoria do próprio realizador, Rodrigo Aragão, que tem já vários filmes do fantástico selecionados para o Fantaspoa e Festival de Sitges .

 

A young woman lives in the forest, facing demons, spirits from another world dead people who came back to life or a preacher that terrifies her. In possession of a summons book, the woman tries to survive the attacks from them all and recuperate a bag of gold coins that she has found. A big budget production, with Carol Arag ã o , Jackson Antunes and Francisco Gaspar, packed with special effects by the director himself, Rodrigo Arag ã o , who already had some fantasy films presented in festivals such as Bra zilian Fantaspoa and theSitges Film Festival.

 

SÁBADO, 2 MAR ÇO

 

 

Grande Auditório

 

15:30

The Sonata - Andrew Desmond- 88 ' UK /Fra- CF- WORLD PREMIERE - mystery fantasy

 

Primeira longa-metragem de Andrew Desmond , um conto clássico de magia e horror. Uma jovem e talentosa violinista descobre a história desconhecida do passado do pai, libertando forças obscuras para além da imaginação. Com Rutger Hauer ( “ Blade Runner ”), James Faulkner (“ Game of Thrones ” ) e Freya Tingley ( “ Jersey Boys ”).

 

First feature by director Andrew Desmond, a classic tale of magic and horror. A young and talented violinist unravels her long lost father ' s past, triggering dark forces beyond her imagination. With Rutger Hauer ( “ Blade Runner ”), James Faulkner (“ Game of Thrones ” ) and Freya Tingley ( “ Jersey Boys ”).

 

17:30

Two Times You (Dos Veces T ú) - Solom ó n Askenazi - 96' - México - P&P - WORLD PREMI È RE

 

Tania e Daniela trocam de maridos durante um casamento apenas para se divertirem. Mas um acidente de automóvel a seguir vai criar novos e estranhos relacionamentos.

 

Tania and Daniela exchange husbands during a wedding just for fun, but a fatal accident will create new, strange relationships.

 

21:00 Sessão de Encerramento

 

The Russian Bride - Michael S. Ojeda - 103'- USA - CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMI È RE - Thriller

 

Com o veterano Corbin Bernsen , actor nomeado para dois Globos de Ouro, conhecido por “ The Dentist ”, “ LA Law ” e uma das caras m ais reconhecíveis do cinema de terror, com a atriz revelação Oksana Orlan no papel de Nina e a jovem Kristina Pimenova , esta é uma história dos tempos modernos, das redes sociais e da fragmentação da família. Um milionário conhece na net uma bela russa e a sua filha e convence-as a virem para os Estados Unidos. Mas em breve as suas vidas vão ser transformados num inferno. Do realizador de “ Avenged ”, apresentado no Fantasporto 2014.

 

With the veteran Corbin Bernsen, a two ti mes Golden Globe nominee, actor from “ The Dentist ” and L. A.Law and one of the most recognizable faces of terror movies, with the revelation Oksana Orlan in the role of Nina and the young Kristina Pimenova, this is a story of the modern times, of the social media and the fragmentation of the family. A millionaire convinces a beautiful Russian woman and her daughter to come to the United States. Soon their lives turn into a living hell. From the diretor of “ Avenged ” , presented inFantasporto 2014.

 

00:15

Filme Premiado

 

 

Pequeno Auditório

 

15:00 COMPETI ÇÃO CURTAS CINEMA FANTÁSTICO (129')

 

Makr - Hana Kazim - 14' 45'' - Emiratos Árabes Unidos- CF

 

Um religioso muçulmano é chamado a uma casa para efectuar um exorcismo numa mulher.

 

A muslim cleric is called to perform an exorcism on a woman.

 

The Original - Michelle Cervera Garza - 13' 09'' - UK- CF- EUROPEAN PREMIERE

 

Duas mulheres dançam. Uma delas vai sofrer um grave acidente. Clonagem precisa -se.

 

Two women dance. One of them suffers a major acident . Cloning is needed.

 

Roberta ' s Living Room - Judy Suh- 12' 34 '' USA- CF

 

O marido de Roberta morre e ela decide que não há melhor modo de morrer também do que rodeando-se de plantas.

 

Roberta ' s husband dies. She decides to kill herself surrounding herself with plants.

 

Bluebird - Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lag e, João Mendes- 6' - Port - WORLD PREMIÈRE

 

Uma voz encantatória diz um poema de Charles Bukowski .

 

An enchanting voice tells a poem by Charles Bukowski.

 

The Desolation Prize - Shane Day - 15 ' 08'' - Canadá - CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

 

Uma jovem, depois de passar a noite com um homem que vive isolado, regressa ao trabalho numa loja de artigos de 2ª mão com mais do que esperava.

 

A young woman, after spending the night with a reclusive man, returns to work in a vintage clothing store with more than she expected.

 

My First Time - Asaf Livni - 9' 28'' - Israel

 

Com que direito me roubas a minha primeira vez?

 

How come you rob me of first time?

 

Fortune - Alexandre Moisan , Nicolas Castelli , Simon Magnat , Nicolas Ferracci , Pedro Pillot - 5'14'' - Fra

 

Um porco assiste à vida dos seus donos na loja de ferragens onde cada prego conta uma história.

 

A pet pig follows attentively the life of its masters, owners of a drugstore where every nail tells a story.

 

Mysteries of the Wild - Rui Veiga - 10'35''- Port - animaçã o- WORLD PREMI È RE

 

Uma das grandes descobertas do século do mundo animal é feita num bosque remoto.

 

One of the great discoveries in the animal world is made in a far-away forest.

 

La Noria - Carlos Baena- 12' - animação- Esp - CF

 

Um rapazinho brinca com uma roda de mecano . Na montagem, uma peça foge para debaixo da cama, libertando os monstros.

 

A boy is building a mecano ferris wheel. When a piece rolls under the bed, the monsters are released.

 

Flotando - Frankie de Leonardis - 9'09''- Esp - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

 

Grande problema numa estação espacial. Vida e morte de um astronauta.

 

A big problem happens in a space station. Life and death of an astronaut.

 

The Shipment - Bobby Bala- 12'' 59'' - Canadá - CF - Ficção Científica

 

Num futuro longínquo, um piloto que leva escravos a bordo da sua nave espacial, tem de escolher entre a vida e a morte dos que leva. Um filme de grande orçamento, esta primeira curta-metragem de Bobby Bala. (Nota: a versão curta será apresentada na secção competitiva CF)

 

In a distant future, a space pilot must decide about the lives of the ones he carries. A big budget first short by Bobby Bala . (Note: the shorter version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

 

Retch - Keir Siewert- 4 '20'' - UK- CF

 

Uma mulher ajuda outra quando esta se sente mal.

 

A woman is helping another one when she feels sick.

 

21:15

Kuya Wes - James Robin Mayo - 90' - Filipinas- SR/OE - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE- Comedy

 

Kuya Wes é um tímido e honesto empregado de uma empresa bancária que se apaixona por uma cliente, Erika, que se encontra em dificuldades financeiras. Quando decide ajudá-la com dinheiro do seu bolso, o irmão, com quem partilha a casa, não concorda e obriga-o a mudar. O realizador é conhecido por ter vencido no Young Critics Circle Award com o seu primeiro filme, “ The Chanters ”.

 

Kuya Wes is a timid and earnest remittance clerk who falls for his customer in need, Erika. As Wes helps her from his own pocket, his relationship with his brother with whom he lives, degrades, forcing him to change. The director is known for having won the Young Critics Circle Award with his first feature, “ The Chanters ”

 

23:15

Living Space - Steven Spiel - 80 ' - Australia - CF

 

Namorados desde a universidade, Brad e Ashley penetram no coração da Alemanha. As suas férias românticas dão uma volta inesperada quando chegam a uma casa onde encontram um antigo oficial das SS. Entram com ele numa espiral psicológica que lhe vai mostrar que nem todos os espaços são habitáveis.

 

College sweethearts Brad and Ashley venture into the heartland of Germany. Their romantic holiday takes a sinister turn when encountering a German SS officer. He trusts them into a psychological vortex revealing that there is not always life in a “ living space ”.

 

DOMINGO, 3 MAR ÇO

 

 

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40th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 28, March 7

The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.

 

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