My Name Is Daniel

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    My Name Is Daniel

    Meu Nome é Daniel

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2018

    83 min

    • Portuguese

    Documentary

    Daniel Gonçalves was born with a disability that no doctor has been able to diagnose. The young Rio-based filmmaker traces his life’s path to try to understand his condition. Through family archive footage and footage recorded nowadays, you'll take a walk-through Daniel's moments, stories, and reflections.

    Awards

    • Best Cinematography, Special Mention: Documentary Direction - Rio de Janeiro IFF
    • Academy Award Qualification - Cartagena IFFQU

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Daniel Gonçalves
    Vinicius Nascimento
    Debora Guimarães
    Cinematography
    Paulo Macedo
    Editing
    Vinicius Nascimento
    Music
    Pedro Mibielli
    Production
    SEUFILME PRODUCOES AUDIOVISUAIS
    Daniel Gonçalves

    Daniel Gonçalves

    Brazil

    Born in Barra Mansa, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is graduated in journalism from the PUC-Rio and postgraduate in cinema from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. Gonçalves directed, among others, the documental short movies GUIDE LIGHT (2012) and ALONG THE ROAD (2015). MY NAME IS DANIEL is his first feature film.