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Synopsis

Marion and Peter lost their farm in the devastating fire of Pedrógão Grande. In the aftermath of the catastrophe, the couple tries to rebuild what they can with what little they have. A poetic fable about the essentials of life.

 

Biography

Originally from Angola, Pocas Pascoal became the first female camera operator of the country, and now lives between Paris and Lisbon. After taking courses at the Free Conservatory of French Cinema (CLCF), she has devoted herself to photography and has directed short documentaries. In 2002, she was one of the artists residing in The Cité internationale des arts in Paris. In that same year, she also participated in various contemporary art exhibitions. Among other things, she directed “Il y a toujours quelqu’un qui t’aime”, a 56-minute documentary that competed at several festivals, and that was awarded by the Scam. Later, she directed "All Is Well", first feature film awarded at several festivals including at the LA Film Festival for best narrative film. She is also one of the founding members, as well as the person in charge of acquisitions, of Raina Film Festival Distribution, an agency specialising in the distributing documentary festivals and creative short films.

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