Beatriz married Henrique on the day of her 21st birthday. Henrique, a naval officer, would spend long periods at sea. Ashore, Beatriz, who learned everything from the verticality of plants, took great care of the roots of their six children. The oldest son, Jacinto (Hyacinth), my father, dreamed he could be a bird. One day, suddenly, Beatriz died. My mom didn’t die suddenly, but she too died when I was 17 years-old. On that day, me and my father met in the loss of our mothers and our relationship was no longer just that of father and daughter.
Catarina Vasconcelos born in 1986 in Portugal, Catarina Vasconcelos lives in Lisbon. Metáfora ou a Tristeza Virada do Avesso was done while she was at the Royal College of Art and it is her first film as a solo director.
Pedro Fernandes Duarte
Berlinale, Germany, 2020
Vilnius IFF, Lithuania, 2020
Winner New Europe - New Names Competition
Taipei FF, Taiwan, 2020
International New Talent Competition - Special Jury Prize
Thessaloniki DFF, Greece, 2020
Jeonju FF, South Korea, 2020
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