The Orphan

O Órfão

Brazil, 2018, 15 min, Colour

Jonathas has been adopted but then returned due to his 'different' way. Inspired by true events.

CREDITS

Director:

Carolina Markowicz

Producer:

Mayra Faour Auad

Cinematography:

Pepe Mendes

Editing:

Lautaro Colace

Sound:

José Luiz Sasso

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Carolina Markowicz, Screenwriter and director based in São Paulo - Brazil. Her first short film 69 - Praça da Luz (69-Luz Square) won several awards around the world, including best short film at Rio De Janeiro IFF and was screened at MoMa-NY. Tatuapé Mahal Tower, which she wrote and co-directed, premiered at TIFF-2014. There, Carolina was considered one of the five filmmakers to watch. TMT is one of the most awarded short films of this year in Brazil and has been selected to more than 200 festivals around the world, winning 15 times best film.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

France, 2018, Cannes , Queer Palm - Best Short

Cannes , France 2018 - Queer Palm - Best Short

United States, 2019, SXSW, Special Jury Award

SXSW, United States 2019 - Special Jury Award

Canada, 2018, TIFF, Toronto,

TIFF, Toronto, Canada 2018 -

Sweden, 2018, Uppsala IShFF,

Uppsala IShFF, Sweden 2018 -

United States, 2018, AFI Fest,

AFI Fest, United States 2018 -

CONTACT

FiGa Films
Miami - São Paulo
contact@figafilms.com
+323 229 9816
https://www.figafilms.com