Necropolis Symphony

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    Necropolis Symphony

    Sinfonia da Necrópole

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2014

    85 min

    • Portuguese

    Comedy drama

    IFF of UruguayVilnius IFFGöteborg FFMaranhão na Tela - BrazilSemana dos Realizadores - BrazilSão Paulo IFFIndie Festival BH – Brazil

    The routine of an inept apprentice gravedigger changes when a new employee arrives at the cemetery. Together they must locate abandoned graves, but strange events make them think about the implications of tampering with the dead.

    Awards

    • Best Feature Film (Critic's Jury) - Gramado FF
    • FIPRESCI Award (Latin American Feature Film) - Mar del Plata IFF
    • Best Soundtrack - Paulínia FF
    • Best Film - Vitória FF

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    Credits

    Cast
    Eduardo Gomes
    Paulo Jordão
    Germano Melo
    Adriana Mendonça
    Luís Mármora
    Screenplay
    Juliana Rojas
    Cinematography
    Flora Dias
    Editing
    Manoela Ziggiatti
    Music
    Marco Dutra
    Production
    AVOA FILMES
    Juliana Rojas

    Juliana Rojas

    Brazil

    Juliana Rojas was born in Campinas, Brazil, in 1981. She studied film at the University of São Paulo. There, she met Marco Dutra and they have been working together ever since. They’ve directed the short films THE WHITE SHEET (Cinéfondation – Cannes 2005), A STEM (Kodak Discovery Award – Critics’ Week – Cannes 2007) and THE SHADOWS. She’s also directed VESTIDA (2008) and PRA EU DORMIR TRANQUILO (Court Toujours Award – Toulouse Cinelatino 2012). In 2011, Juliana and Marco’s first feature film – HARD LABOR - premiered at Cannes – Un Certain Regard. Her second feature is NECROPOLIS SYMPHONY.

    Their latest creative collaboration is the fairy tale inspired feature film GOOD MANNERS (2017) which won the prestigious Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival in 2017.

    Selected Filmography