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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

A alegria

Fortnight 2010, Feature film, 1h46

Synopsis

A tale about youth and courage, A alegria tells the story of Luiza ,16 years old, who is just tired of hearing about the end of the world. In a Christmas’ evening, her cousin (João) is shot in a poor neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro city, and disappears in the middle of the night. Some weeks after that, while Luiza is alone in her apartment, the girl will find a mysterious guest waiting for her in the living room: João, as a ghost, asking her to be hidden there.

 

Directors

Felipe Bragança

Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande are partners since the time they were students in cinema school. Felipe is an awarded short film director who also collaborates with Karim Ainouz (Suely in the Sky) as an assistant-director and scriptwriter. He has also signed scripts for some of the new wave of Brazilian filmmakers, such as Eduardo Valente and Helvécio Marins Jr. Marina is an awarded filmmaker and editor with more than 40 films edited (between shorts, mediums and feature films) and has just been in a two-years résidence laboratory in Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France.

Marina Meliande

Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande are partners since the time they were students in cinema school. Felipe is an awarded short film director who also collaborates with Karim Ainouz (Suely in the Sky) as an assistant-director and scriptwriter. He has also signed scripts for some of the new wave of Brazilian filmmakers, such as Eduardo Valente and Helvécio Marins Jr. Marina is an awarded filmmaker and editor with more than 40 films edited (between shorts, mediums and feature films) and has just been in a two-years résidence laboratory in Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France.

Cesar Cardadeiro
Clara Barbieri
Flora Dias
Junior Moura
Márcio Vito
Maria Gladys
Mariana Lima
Rikle Miranda
Sandro Mattos
Tainá Medina

Screenplay
Felipe Bragança

Image
Andrea Capella

Sound
Felippe Mussel, Vampiro, Marina Meliande, Virgínia Flores

Editing
Marina Meliande

Music
Lucas Marcier

Set decoration
Gustavo Bragança

production : 

Duas Mariola Filmes
Rua Pinheiro Machado, 57 / 403b
22231-090 Rio de Janeiro
Brésil
Tél : +5521 9178 0055 / +5521 8636 1894
felipe_braganca@yahoo.com.br
marinameliande@yahoo.com.br
www.duasmariola.com.br
co-production :

Arissas Multimidia (Brésil)

ventes à l’étranger / foreign sales :

FiGa Films
3925 Cazador Street
CA 90065 Los Angeles
États-Unis
Tél : +1 323 229 9816 / 067 498 3492
Fax : +1 323 258 5241
sandro@figafilms.com
cristina@figafilms.com
www.figafilms.com

presse / publicist:

International:
The PR Contact
Ronaldo Mourao
cell: + 33 6 14 61 29 42

Phil Symes
cell: + 33 6 12 02 80 77

Virginia Garcia
cell: + 33 6 46 35 94 34

festival@theprcontact.com

France:
Les Piquantes
Florence Alexandre
Tél: +33 1 42 00 38 86
Cell: +33 6 31 87 17 54
alexflo@lespiquantes.com

Title in Original Version : The Joy