A cidade do futuro (en)

A cidade do futuro

Chosen in: 

Director: 

Marília Hughes
Cláudio Marques

Country: 

  • Brazil

Year: 

2016

Length: 

80 min

Scriptwriter: 

Cláudio Marques

Editor: 

Cláudio Marques

Director of photography: 

Gabriel Martins

Actors: 

Gilmar Araújo, Milla Suzart, Igor Santos

Brief synopsis of the project: 

Mila, 19 years old, is a drama teacher. She is pregnant. Gilmar, 27 year old, is a history teacher. He is in a relationship with Igor, the 19 year old cattle herder. The three of them will form an unconventional family. The film follows these young people’s path in the town of Serra do Ramalho, in the drylands of Bahia, and society’s reaction to this unusual story.

Director's biography: 

Marília Hughes and Cláudio Marques live in Salvador, Brazil. Marília has a degree in Psychology from UFBA and a Master in Contemporary Culture and Communication. since 2007, she is also Head Producer of an international film festival in Salvador, «Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema» . Claudio is the founder and the coordinator of a film complex in Salvador. He used to work an editor and film critic for magazines and newspapers for many years.

Filmography: 

2013 - Depois da Chuva – largo-metraje / long-métrage / feature
2012 - Desterro - documental / documentaire / documentary 
2008 - Nego fugido - cortometraje / court-métrage / short  
2010 - Carreto - cortometraje / court-métrage / short

Notes de production: 

«Coisa de Cinema», is producing a film festival (International Panorama _ «Coisa de Cinema») in Salvador, Bahia. The festival promotes diversity with more than 100 films in each edition. Since 2006, Coisa de Cinema produces and invests in a «Cinéma d’auteur». It has produced 10 films, participated in over 180 festivals, and has received 72 awards.