Serpentarius

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    Serpentarius

    Serpentário

    Directed by

    Portugal, Angola

    2019

    85 min

    • Portuguese

    Docufiction, Sci-fi

    A young man drifts though a post-disaster African landscape looking for his mother’s ghost.

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    Credits

    Cast
    João Arrais
    Isabel Abreu
    Screenplay
    Carlos Conceição
    Cinematography
    Carlos Conceição
    Editing
    Carlos Conceição
    António Gonçalves
    Music
    Hugo Leitão
    Carlos Conceição
    Sales
    AGENCIA - PORTUGUESE SHORT FILM AGENCY
    Production
    MIRABILIS

    Press

    SERPENTARIUS embeds a plethora of genres and sub-genres in its compelling contemplation of a territory’s past and present, and maybe even its future.

    Ioana Florescu, Cineuropa

    Carlos Conceição

    Carlos Conceição

    Portugal

    Carlos Conceição majored in English with a focus on Anglo-Saxon Romantic literature and in film directing at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (2006). He began creating video art, music videos and installations soon after that. His film VERSAILLES competed in Locarno, Vila do Conde and Mar Del Plata in 2013. GOODNIGHT CINDERELLA was in competition at La Semaine de la Critique in 2014. SERPENTARIUS (2019) is his first feature-length film.

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