Feature Films
Mere Mortals

SYNOPSIS

As they chase dreams that have lost all meaning, a widowed father and his musician son, a TV broadcaster and her younger boyfriend, and a married professor inspired by his student are forced to compromise on which desires to sublimate and which desires consummate.

Credits

Producer: Plateau Films and Asacine Produções
Distribution: Plateau Films and Cinematográfica Polifilmes

Director and story: Mauro Giuntini – Screenplay: Di Moreti – Producer and executive producer: Márcio Curi – Production manager – Beth Curi – Cinematographer: André Luis da Cunha – Art director: Luis Augusto Jungman (Girafa) – Original soundtrack: Patrick de Jongh – Editor: Willem Dias – Sound design and post production design: Dirceu Lustosa -  Sound: Chico Bororo

Cast

 Leonardo Medeiros, Narciza Leão, Chico Sant’Anna, Eduardo Moraes, Tatiana Muniz, Sérgio Sartório, Alice Stefânia, Camila Meskel, and Ada Luana.

Sponsors

Brazilian Audiovisual Sector Fund (Fundo Setorial do Audiovisual – FSA), South Region Development Bank (Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul – BRDE), and Federal District Fund for the Arts and Culture (Fundo de Apoio à Arte e Cultura do DF – FAC).

Format

HDCAM/35mm  1:85    

Running time

80 minutes

Commercial release

2007

 

Festivals and Awards

  • 16th Cinesul – Ibero-American Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2009 ­– Best Drama Award Feature-Length Film (Popular Jury);
  • 12th Cine PE Film Festival of Recife, Brazil, 2008 – Best Actor and Supporting Actor Awards;
  • 40th Festival of Brazilian Cinema – Brasilia Showcase, 2007
  • Federal District Legislative Assembly Award for Best Feature Film from Brasilia; 
  • 32nd São Paulo International Film Showcase, 2008;
  • 12th Cine las Americas, Austin, Texas, 2009;
  • 12º FAM – Florianópolis Audiovisual MERCOSUR – Brazil 2008;
  • V International Panorama of Film, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 2009;
  • 15th Film and Video Festival of Cuiabá, Mato Gross, Brazil, 2008;

 

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