Destiny Deluxe

Diogo Baldaia

Through a city that carries the weight of broken expectations and tough absencies, we follow the day of three young adults. César who got into a photoshoot by accident, Chloé who hopes to find a place to do her own work, and Helena who is back in her town for some days, only to find the living shadow of a loss. As reality keeps failing them, destiny creates a kind of virtual space made of memories, melancholy, and rare occasions that lead to a point when it all can be absorbed.


[2019] Curtas Vila do Conde [Portugal]
[2020] International Short Film Festival Oberhausen [Germany]
[2020] Festival du Cinéma de Brive [France]
[2020] Glasgow Short Film Festival [United Kingdom]
[2020] International Film Festival Kino Otok - Isola Cinema [Slovenia]
[2020] Riga International Film Festival [Latvia]
[2020] Cormorán Film Fest [Spain]
[2020] Entre Olhares - Mostra de Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2020] Caminhos do Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2020] Festival La Cabina [Spain]
[2020] Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF [Romania]
[2020] Pori Film Festival [Finland]
[2020] DIALOGUES: Calcutta International LGBT Film and Video Festival [India]
[2020] 3in1 Film Festival [Portugal]
[2021] Cinemax no Nimas [Portugal]
[2021] Hamburg Short Film Festival [Germany]
[2021] Mostra de Cinema Português - Vila Franca de Xira [Portugal]
[2022] Dhaka International Film Festival [Bangladesh]
[2022] COMO SE VIU E COMO SE VÊ - (A)Mostra de Cinema Português [Portugal][2024] Cine Clube Caldas da Rainha [Portugal]

2019, Portugal, 30’

Script: Diogo Baldaia, Maura Carneiro
Cinematography: Leonardo Simões
Sound: Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso
Editing: Diogo Baldaia, Maura Carneiro
​Production: Terratreme, Areosa
Cast: João Pacola, Karen Tribess, Maura Carneiro