Edition 23: 2–10 August, 2024

INTERNATIONAL SHORTS

Please make it work

Portugal
2022 — 14' / Color

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Synopsis

Cláudia is a Portuguese immigrant who is dealing with a terrorizing boss, her rejecting daughter and the strong mountain wind, as she cleans sophisticated Airbnb’s in the Swiss Alps.

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Director Biography

Daniel Soares is a Portuguese writer, filmmaker & photographer, who was born in Germany. ‘O Que Resta’, his first narrative short film, screened at several international festivals. His previous work, ‘Forgotten’, a documentary short film, was screened at several festivals in North America. In 2022 he was selected into Locarno’s Spring Academy where he wrote and directed his newest short film ‘Please Make It Work’. His photography work was exhibited at the International Center of Photography in New York.

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Director

Daniel Soares

Producer

Daniel Soares

Daniela Persico

Romina Orsini

Cinematographer

Daniel Soares

Valerio Picchi

Editor

Daniel Soares

Sound

Inês Adriana

Contact

PORTUGAL FILM - PORTUGUESE FILM AGENCY
Casa de Cinema Rua da Rosa, 277, 2O andar, sala 1.4
1200-385 Lisboa, Portugal
Ana Isabel Strindberg
[email protected]
+351 213 466 172