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Short Film (2019)

Genre: Drama

Production: Movie Monkeys

Writer/Director: Antonio Sequeira

Cinematographer: Anastasiia Vorotniuk

Cast: Paula Lobo Antunes, Afonso Lopes, Maria Eduarda Laranjeira


Dinis is a teenager and like others wants to go to university. But he has recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia. His mum wants him to have a normal life but she also needs to protect him. Can she do both?


Winner of the National Grand Prix Award at “FEST – New Directors New Films”
Winner of Best Cinematography Award at “Macau International Shorts Film Festival”
Winner of a Special Jury Mention at "Short of the Year"
Winner of the Young Jury Award at “ONE Country ONE Film” Festival
Nominated for Best International Short Film at Academy-Award Qualifying “Short Shorts Film Festival”
Nominated for Best "Emerging Talent" and Best Student Film at BAFTA-Qualifying "Norwich Film Festival"
Nominated for Best Short Film and Best Student Film at "Osnabruck Independent Filmfest"
Nominated for Best Direction, Best Fiction Film and Best Social Impact at "Watersprite Cambridge Student Film Festival"
Nominated as one of the "Top 30 Short Films of 2019" and "Top 30 Short Film Performances of 2019" by "Close-up Culture"
Nominated for Best Actress at "Cineuphoria National Awards"
Selected for the Academy-Award Qualifying Festivals: “Palm Springs International Shortfest Film Market”; "Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Market" & “Bengaluru International Short Film Festival”, among others...

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