LETTERS

PORTUEGESE I 2016                                 DRAMA I 93 MIN I DCP I COLOR

 

Director: Sergio Graciano

 

Cast:

Miguel Borges, Afonso Pimentel, Isabel Abreu, José Mata, Carla Maciel, José Martins

 

Crew:

Writer: FredericoPombares

Producer: Marisa Tavares

Cinematography: Miguel Manso

Film Editing: AntónioGonçalves

Sound: Nuno Machado

 

Synopsis:

 

A father who leaves home taking nothing with him but the mailbox and a suitcase. He sits on a garden bench, on the street, waiting for a son’s answer. Every day he sends him a letter and every day he hopes to get a letter back. Every day he combs his hair, puts a tie on, and shaves to be ready to receive that letter by the time the postman passes by.

 

Director Biography:

 

SérgioGraciano (1975, Lisbon) has making films for the last 14 years. During that time he directed several short-films and documentaries. In the last 8 years he has directed some fiction Television Series for the Portuguese public TV channel. He won an Emmy for a soap opera called “Blood Ties”, and was nominated for another one. He has two feature films called “So So”, and “Njinga Queen of Angola”.

 

Filmography:

 

2006 Ricochete (Short Film)

2009 Passeio (Short Film)

2010 Respiro

2011 Um Dua Longo

2011 Linhas de Sange

2012 So so

2013 Njinga Queen of Angola

2016 Letters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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