A father and son return to the Amazon jungle to shoot a deeply personal film. Fiction and reality clash as father plays himself.
Special Mention | Visions du Réel IFF, Nyon, Switzerland, 2020
CAST & CREW
Manon Ardisson, Rodrigo Michelangeli
Mo Scarpelli, Juan Soto
Director of Photography
Hedderich Jorge Thielen, Armand Jorge Thielen
Mo Scarpelli is an Italian-American director of non-fiction cinema. Her films have screened at the Berlin IFF, IDFA, BFI London FF, SXSW, Hot Docs, DOC NYC and many more, as well as broadcast on ARTE and ZDF. She has been selected for Berlinale Talents and as a New America Fellow. Mo Scarpelli is based in Rome.
Surviving Kensington (2012, short), Frame by Frame (2015), El Hara (2016, short), Anbessa (2019), El Father Plays Himself (2020).