Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal (How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal)

Synopsis

During the 20’s, at the request of one of his employers, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceives an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca, which panics the authoritarian government of that time.

Original Title
COMO FERNANDO PESSOA SALVOU PORTUGAL
Director
Eugène Green
Producer
Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, LES FILMS DU FLEUVE
Julien Naveau, NOODLES PRODUCTION
Luis Urbano, Sandro Aguilar, O SOM E A FÚRIA
Script
Eugène Green
Photography
Raphaël O'Byrne
Editing
Valérie Loiseleux
Sound
Henri Maïkoff, Benoît De Clerck, Stéphane Thiébaut
Main Actors
Carloto Cotta, Manuel Mozos, Diogo Dória, Alexandre Pieroni Calado, Ricardo Gross, Mia Tomé, Eugène Green
Original Language
Portuguese
Subtitles
Spanish, French, English, Japanese

Film Statistics

  • 11956 Spectators
  • 65 Festival Selections
  • 101 Exhibitions
  • 3 Awards

Awards and Selections

07.2018
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
08.2018
Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland
10.2018
Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo, Portugal
10.2018
Viennale Vienna International Film Festival, Austria
10.2018
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema, Brazil
11.2018
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
11.2018
Hiroshima International Film Festival, Japan
Audience Award
11.2018
Gijón International Film Festival, Spain
11.2018
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
Best Original Script
12.2018
Festival Internacional de Curtas de Verin, Spain
12.2018
FICA - Aguilar del Campo, Spain
12.2018
Festival Tous Courts, International Short Film Competition, Aix-en-Provence, France
Best Script Award
02.2019
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
02.2019
Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, France
03.2019
SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo, Spain
03.2019
Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Gala de Prémios Sophia, Portugal
04.2019
Córtex - Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
04.2019
International Film Festival of Uruguay, Uruguay
04.2019
Festival Primavera do Cine, Spain
04.2019
KYIV International Short Film Festival, Ukraine
05.2019
Jeonju International Film Festival, Korea
05.2019
Subversive Festival, Croatia
06.2019
Festival Côté Court - Pantin, France
06.2019
Mediterranean Film Festival Split, Croatia
08.2019
Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil
09.2019
Black Canvas Contemporary Film Festival, Mexico
09.2019
Curtocircuito Santiago de Compostela - Short Film Festival, Spain
08.2021
Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium
10.2023
HaHa Art Film Festival, Portugal
12.2023
FICA - Aguilar del Campo, Spain
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Other Screenings

11.2018
Kino Arsenal in Berlin
11.2018
Cine Santander Cultural
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Vila Nova de Famalicão
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Cineclube de Guimarães
12.2018
Cineclube Montemor-o-Novo - Dezembro
01.2019
Theatre Raymond Kabbaz
03.2019
Portland International Film Festival
03.2019
HRFF - Human Rights Film Festival
03.2019
Viennale's Special Session in Tabakalera
05.2019
Primavera Literária
05.2019
EU Film Days
07.2019
International Film Festival NEW HORIZONS
08.2019
A gosto de Verão
10.2019
20ª Festa do Cinema Francês
10.2019
Bilbao Arte
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Shortcutz Vila Real
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Escola Artística António Arroio
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Braga
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Aveiro Arts House
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Tavira
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Cinema Teixeira de Pascoaes
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Cineclube da Maia
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Há Filmes na Baixa!
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - ZOOM Barcelos
01.2020
Casa do Cinema Manoel de Oliveira
02.2020
Cine Zumzeig de Barcelona
03.2020
Forum des Images
08.2020
Cineclube do Porto - Agosto
02.2021
De Portugal para o mundo
04.2021
Cineclube de Viseu - Sessão Escola
08.2021
Brussels Short Film Festival
04.2022
Clermont Auvergne Métropole - La littérature portugaise en courts métrages (Avril)
05.2022
Clermont Auvergne Métropole - La littérature portugaise en courts métrages (Mai)
09.2022
CINEMANCIA Film festival
03.2023
DFF screening - Filmkollektiv Frankfurt
05.2023
Camões - Dia Mundial da Língua Portuguesa - Tbilisi
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