Short Films Selection

Exhibited on February 20th, 2019
Consulate General of Brazil  – Vinicius de Moraes Gallery
8484 Wilshire Boulevard suite 300, Beverly Hills – CA 90211

 

The Dead Ones
(Os Mortos) – Horror, 2015
Directed by Jhésus Tribuzi
25 minutes | Portuguese with English Subtitles
(not recommended for children under 10)

Synopsys
Plumber goes to a newly sold house to fix an infiltration problem. When he gets there, he finds the former owner of the place, who persuades him to wait until he finishes investigating a strange bizarre black stain that appeared on one of the walls – same spot the plumber had been hired to repair.
Producers: Beatriz G. Bento, Ramon Porto Mota

 

Open Pit
(Cova Aberta) – Horror, 2013
Directed by Ian Abé
21 minutes | Portuguese with English Subtitles
(not recommended for children under 14)

Synopsys
Roberta is traveling through the BR230 until she finds a creature even more tormented than herself.” In order to fool her own pain, Roberta offers a girl’s help, which will make her experience a different feeling: the fear of death.
Producer: Ramon Porto Mota.

 

The Dead’s Wish
(O Desejo do Morto) – Horror, 2013
Directed by Ramon Porto Mota
33 minutes | Portuguese with English Subtitles
(not recommended for persons under 18)

Synopsys
Dario is an old man. So old that he decided to spend his days planning his own burial-something complete, difficult to execute, but consistent with what he believes to be his last wish. Despite this, family, doctors, routine and society resolved, all together, to fall on Dario and tell him “no”. “You’re a dead weight,” they yell. ” Old age is not a battle, it’s a massacre.
Producers: Ramon Porto Mota, Mariah Benaglia, Lunara Vasconcelos.

 

The Guest
(O Hóspede) – Horror, 2011
Directed by Ramon Porto Mota and Anacã Agra
17 minutes | Portuguese with English Subtitles
(not recommended for persons under 18)

Synopsys
In a hostel in the interior of Paraíba, a strange guest and a mysterious incident leave the owner restless and obsessed to find out who that man is and what he is doing there.
Producers: Beatriz G. Bento, Ramon Porto Mota.

 

Production company: Vermelho Profundo