CORPOS CELESTES (THE SKY WE WERE BORN UNDER)
Part of Portland Latin American Film Festival
Sunday, October 14 at 5:00pm
Brazil | 2010 | 91 min.
Portuguese with English subtitles
Directors: Marcos Jorge & Fernando Severo.
Synopsis: Marked by an event in his past, Francisco, a prolific astronomer aware of human insignificance and the immenseness of space, will have to face the biggest mystery of all: his feelings for Diana, a girl who is very confortable with her role in the universe.
Biography: Marcos Jorge studied journalism in Brazil and cinema in Italy. His films and videos have won over 70 awards in festivals in Brazil and abroad. He has directed dozens of advertising films for Brazilian and international companies, winning several awards, including Globo networks’s “Professional of the Year” and two gold medals at the New York Film Festival. His first feature-length fiction film was ESTÔMAGO – A gastronomic story. Fernando Severo is graduated in Advertising at the Federal University of Parana. A filmmaker and winner of more than 50 awards at national and international festivals, he is considered by the critics as one of the leaders of the generation that revived the Brazilian short film movement in the 80´s.
Festivals & Awards:
• Best Photography; Festival de Gramado 2009, Brazil
• 40th International Film Festival of Goa 2009, India
• Festival de Cinema de Goinia 2009, Brazil