O Coveiro (The Gravedigger)

Synopsis

A story of a child who was born a monster, narrated under the moonlight.

Original Title
O COVEIRO
Director
André Gil Mata
Producer
Rodrigo Areias, BANDO À PARTE
Script
André Gil Mata
Photography
Jorge Quintela, Paulo Abreu
Editing
Karen Akerman
Music
Pedro Augusto
Sound
Vasco Carvalho
Gustavo Bacelos
Pedro Augusto
Animation
João Pedro Gomes, Dulce Gonçalves
André Gil Mata
Animation Technique
Pixilation
Main Actors
Carlos Monteiro, David Almeida, André Gil Mata, Miguel Cardoso, Valdemar Santos, Adelaide Teixeira, Paula Guedes
Original Language
Portuguese
Subtitles
English

Film Statistics

  • 6583 Spectators
  • 24 Festival Selections
  • 30 Exhibitions
  • 5 Awards

Awards and Selections

12.2012
Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
04.2013
IndieLisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente, Portugal
07.2013
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
07.2013
Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, Canada
09.2013
MOTELx Lisbon International Horror Film Festival, Portugal
Yorn MOTELx Award 2013 - Best Short Horror Portuguese
10.2013
Córtex - Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
10.2013
International Animated Film Festival in Vilnius Tindirindis, Lithuania
12.2013
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Romania
04.2014
International Film Festival of Uruguay, Uruguay
05.2014
Black & White Audiovisual Festival, Portugal
Honour Mention
10.2014
FIKE International Short Film Festival, Portugal
Best Portuguese Short Film
11.2014
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
Best Animation Award
11.2014
Festival Internacional de Cinema da Fronteira, Brazil
Honour Mention
12.2016
Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
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Other Screenings

05.2013
Short Film Corner - New Portuguese Short Films
10.2013
HALLOWEEN Teatro Ibérico
12.2013
SHORT FILM DAY - Centro Cultural Gil Vicente
12.2016
Motel X - Matosinhos
01.2018
444 - Quatro Curtas à Quarta Quarta - Janeiro
10.2018
Shortcutz Viseu - Outubro
03.2019
Shortcutz Vila Real - March
02.2023
Batalha Centro de Cinema - February
03.2023
Batalha Centro de Cinema - Março
07.2024
Lançamento do livro "Na Raiz de Todos os Males" - Casa do Comum
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