Amor, Avenidas Novas

Duarte Coimbra

Lisbon, 2017. Manel is twenty years old, lives on Avenida Almirante Reis and idealizes love inspired by the relationship of his parents. Out of compassion, he hands over his double mattress to Nicolau and his girlfriend, who returned to Lisbon. Manel is alone with the mattress that he exchanged with his friends and on his way back home when he invades a film set, with a team entirely composed by girls. One of them, Rita, a beautiful production intern who helps with the mattress. They talk. This encounter has a profound effect on Manel who goes home to reconsider his life sinking into a magical feeling of passion.


FESTIVALS:

[2018] IndieLisboa - International Film Festival (New Talent Award – Short Film) [Portugal]
[2018] Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes [France]
[2018] Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival [Portugal]
[2018] Message to Man International Film Festival [Russia]
[2018] RAVAC International Film Festiva [Moldova]
[2018] Valladolid International Film Festival [Spain]
[2018] Uppsala International Short Film [Sweden]

Fiction
2018, Portugal, 20’

Director:Duarte Coimbra
Script: Duarte Coimbra, Luís Miranda, Pedro Ramalhete
Cinematography: Miguel Barbosa
Sound: Vera Lopes
Editing: Bruno de Freitas Leal, Inês Petiz Viana
Production: Pedro Ramalhete / Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC)
Cast: Manuel Lourenço, Beatriz Luís, Marcelo Tavares, Carolina Caramujo, Nena Coimbra

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