She Comes Back on Thursday

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    She Comes Back on Thursday

    Ela volta na quinta

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2014

    108 min

    • Portuguese

    Drama

    Unusual and refreshing voice in Brazilian cinema, in which the influence of Asian Masters shines through. Scenes from the everyday life of a black middle-class family that is turned upside down when, after 35 years, the marriage of the parents is threatening to break up. Played by the maker’s family.

    Awards

    • Best Film - X Panorama Coisa de Cinema
    • Best Film - Directors Week, Rio de Janeiro
    • Jury Special Prize ex aequo, Special Mention SIGNIS Award (International Competition) - BAFICI

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Maria José Novais Oliveira
    Norberto Novais Oliveira
    Screenplay
    André Novais Oliveira
    Cinematography
    Gabriel Martins
    Editing
    Gabriel Martins
    Production
    FILMES DE PLASTICO
    André Novais Oliveira

    André Novais Oliveira

    Brazil

    André Novais Oliveira (1984, Brazil) has degrees in History as well as Film Studies. He collaborated in several script development groups in Brazil. As a director he created short films such as ABOUT A MONTH (2013) and QUINTAL (2015), which were both selected for Cannes. His feature SHE COMES BACK ON THURSDAY (2014) was screened in Rotterdam and it won a Special Jury Prize in Buenos Aires. Since 2009 he has been a partner in Filmes de Plástico production company, along with Gabriel Martins, Maurilio Martins and Thiago Macêdo Correia. His films have screened at over 400 festivals around the world and have won over 100 awards. His latest film LONG WAY HOME (2018).

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