THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS
THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS

THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS

Director Catarina Vasconcelos

Production year 2020

Length 101min.

Country Portugal

SYNOPSIS

The passing away of their mothers makes Catarina and her own father meet in an emotional place that is different from the one most fathers and daughters know.

Awards

FIPRESCI Prize, Encounters | Berlinale, Germany, 2020

International Dox Award | Docufest, Prizren, Kosovo, 2020

Special Jury Prize, International New Talent Competition | Taipei FF, Taiwan, 2020

Best Film, New Europe - New Names Competition | Vilnius IFF, Lithuania, 2020

CAST & CREW

Catarina Vasconcelos
Catarina Vasconcelos

Director

Producer(s)

Pedro Fernandes Duarte, Joana Gusmão, Catarina Vasconcelos

Script

Catarina Vasconcelos

Director of Photography

Paulo Menezes

Music by

Madalena Palmeirim

Sound

Miguel Martins, Rodolfo Cardoso

Edit

Francisco Moreira

Cast

Henrique Vasconcelos, Catarina Vasconcelos…

Production company(ies)

Primeira Idade

Catarina Vasconcelos

Born 1986, in Lisbon, Portugal. After graduating from the Fine Arts Academy in the city, she moved to London to study at the Royal College of Art. Her graduation project, the short film Metáfora ou a tristeza virada do avesso, won the Best International Short Film Award at Cinéma du Réel in 2014 and went on to screen at festivals including the Montreal International Documentary Festival, DOK Leipzig, the Moscow IFF and Doclisboa. A metamorfose dos pássaros is her debut feature film.


Filmography

Metaphor or Sadness Inside Out (2014, short), The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020).