2022 - France/Portugal - Fantasy/LGBT/Musical - 1.85 - 67 min.
with Anabela Moreira , Margarida Vila-Nova , Miguel Loureiro , Ana Bustorff & Raquel Rocha Vieira
NOMINATED FOR THE LUX AUDIENCE AWARD 2023
Language: Portuguese Produced by João Matos , Vincent Wang & João Pedro Rodrigues
On his deathbed, his royal highness Alfredo, King without a crown, is taken back to distant youth memories and the time he dreamt of becoming a fireman. The encounter with instructor Afonso from the fire brigade, opens a new chapter in the life of the two young men immersed in love and desire, and the will to change the status quo.
Festival de Sevilla Grand Jury Award Official Section
Brussels IFF Grand Prix Directors' Week Competition
LUX Audience Award 2023 Nominee
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Leonardo is a teenager trying to be more independent from his parents. Together with his best friend Giovana, they dream to travel abroad as well to experience their first kiss. When Gab, a new classmate arrives, new feelings blossom among them, making them question their plans, no matter Leonardo is blind.
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Delia Fratila (18) comes from a poor family living in a small Romanian town. She is the winner of an advertising campaign: she sent three juice-bottles labels and won an expensive car. Delia and her parents, has to come to Bucharest for the promotion testimonial – a video showing Delia to the whole country, as a proof that the refreshments company keeps its promises and grants the awards. After the long way to Bucharest, the family finally arrives to the shooting place - a big square in the middle of the city. She spends the day doing the shooting. What she has to do seems quite easy: she has to sit in the car in front of the wheel, to drink juice and thank the organizing company. The shooting goes on with the ordinary problems: Delia keeps forgetting the text, the soda doesn’t look good enough-for the client, they have to refresh her make-up all the time, the shooting angle needs to be changed, some spotlights break etc.
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