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.
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
Pedro Fernandes Duarte, Joana Gusmão, Catarina Vasconcelos
Director of Photography
Miguel Martins, Rodolfo Cardoso
Henrique Vasconcelos, 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.
Metaphor or Sadness Inside Out (2014, short), The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020).