The short film "How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal" will be screened at the Viennale of Austria.
The short film "Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal", directed by Eugène Green, will be screened at the Viennale of Austria on October 26.
The film was premiered in the short edition of Curtas Vila do Conde and it's based on true facts of the publicity career carried out by Fernando Pessoa, building then a fiction. For the Austrian festival, "the film captures a struggling artist between his business aspirations and poetical principles".
Eugène Green was born in the United States of America in 1947, but obtained French nationality in 1976. His feature film "Le points des arts" (2004), "La Religiosa Portuguesa" (2009), "La Sapienza" were all screened at Locarno.
"Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal", by Eugène Green, is promoted and distributed by the Short Film Agency.