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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Un Ange Est Né

Fortnight 1971, Feature film, 1h20'

Synopsis

Urtiga (Milton Gonçalves) and Santamaria (Hugo Carvana) are two mean, sadistic and cold blood killers. Santamaria claims that he has seen an angel, and is very mystic. They escape from the police siege in a slum in a hill and hide in an isolated house. When the owner arrives with two friends, they kill the man and submit the two women to many humiliations, before killing them. While moving to another place, they leave a trail of blood, cowardly executing many persons

Director

Júlio Bressane

Júlio Bressane was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1946. He made his first full-lenght feature, « Cara a cara » in 1967. Over the years, Júlio Bressane has received many awards in Brasil, including that of the Brasilia Film Festival. A showing of his films has also given him renown at international festivals, such as Porto, Rotterdam, Syracuse, Paris and Toulouse. In November of 2002, he was honored by a retrospective of his work at the Turin Festival in Italy.

Carlos Guimas
Hugo Carvana
Maria Gladys
Milton Conçalves
Norma Benguell

Screenplay
Julio Bressane

Image
Tiago Veloso

Editing
Mair Tavares

Music
Guilherme Magalhaes Vaz