THE LAST BATH
THE LAST BATH

THE LAST BATH

Director David Bonneville

Production year 2020

Length 95min.

Country Portugal/France

screenings

05 Oct 2021 10․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
05 Oct 2021 18․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

Josefina is a 40-year-old nun who is about to take her perpetual vows. She is called back to her childhood village to attend her father’s funeral when she meets her 15-year-old nephew who has been abandoned by his mother. Isolated, back in the old family house, the nun and her nephew feel disconcerted as religion, family, and love become entangled.

Awards

Honorable Distinction Award, Special Jury Award | Cyprus Film Days IFF, Cyprus, 2021

Best Feature Film, Best Actress | Festival de Internacional de Cinema Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, 2021

CAST & CREW

David Bonneville
David Bonneville

Director

Producer(s)

Joana Ferreira, Isabel Machado, Jasmina Sijercic

Script

David Bonneville, Diego Rocha

Director of Photography

Vasco Viana

Production designer

Bruno Duarte

Music by

Jonatan Blati, José Alberto Gomes

Sound

Dana Farzanehpour

Edit

Nicolas Desmaison

Cast

Anabela Moreira, Martim Canavarro, Margarida Moreira, José Manuel Mendes, Ângelo Torres, Miguel Guilherme

Production company(ies)

Bocalupo Films, C.R.I.M. Produções, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC)

David Bonneville

Born 1978. David Bonneville was born in Porto and is a screenwriter and director. His short film Cigano premiered at Locarno, Guadalajara, and SXSW; it won several Best Film, Screenplay, Directing, Acting, Cinematography, and Audience Awards. L'Arc-en-ciel premiered at Fantasporto and won the Best Actress Award in Coimbra, at the Mostralíngua Festival. Heiko was nominated at IndieLisboa, Slamdance and Transylvania FF. It won the Award for the Best Short Film at the MIX: CPH. David began his career as an assistant to Palme d'Or winner Manoel de Oliveira as well as Turner Prize winner Douglas Gordon. David has also worked at the BBC. The Last Bath is his first feature film.


Filmography

Supercolla (2000, short), Le Temps (2001, short), Heiko (2008, short), Photomotion (2009, short), Éden (2009, short), Gypsy (2013, short), The Last Bath (2020).

FILMS 2021