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
Raphaaël 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

  • 3086 Spectators
  • 43 Festival Selections
  • 61 Exhibitions
  • 3 Awards

Festivals Selections

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

01.2020
Casa do Cinema Manoel de Oliveira
10.2019
Bilbao Arte
10.2019
20ª Festa do Cinema Francês
08.2019
A gosto de Verão
07.2019
International Film Festival NEW HORIZONS
05.2019
EU Film Days
05.2019
Primavera Literária
03.2019
Viennale's Special Session in Tabakalera
03.2019
HRFF - Human Rights Film Festival
03.2019
Portland International Film Festival
01.2019
Theatre Raymond Kabbaz
12.2018
Cineclube Montemor-o-Novo - Dezembro
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Cineclube de Guimarães
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Vila Nova de Famalicão
11.2018
Cine Santander Cultural
11.2018
Kino Arsenal in Berlin
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