As Semimortas

Fiction | 00:20 | SWITZERLAND – PORTUGAL
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY AURÉLIE PERNET OLIVEIRA
IN COPRODUCTION WITH PRIMEIRA IDADE (PT)
Synopsis

In summer, the Portuguese countryside is ravaged by fires. Otilia, a cleaner at the municipal swimming pool, and Laurinda, her mother suffering from dementia, are strange witnesses. The flames awaken in them solitude, despair and desire to escape.

Bio | Filmography

Biography

Aurélie Pernet Oliveira, Director

Born in 1990 in Besançon, Aurélie Pernet Oliveira obtained a diploma in graphic design (ISBA) in 2011. She then changed her orientation to undertake a Bachelor’s degree in cinema at the Haute école d’art et de design de Genève, which she finished in 2014 with a mention from the jury for her film Meccarillos. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Literature & Theory of Cinema at the University of Lausanne and is developing, in parallel, her film projects.

Filmography (selection)

As Semimortas, fic, 2020 (in development)
Triste Cortège, archives found footage, 2015
Meccarillos, fic, 2014

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Actualités

Chute primé à Locarno

• Pardino d'Oro | Pardi di Domani

Spectrum

• est sélectionné au programme Alliance 4 Development du Festival de Locarno 2021

Menschenskind !

• Sélections Officielles à Visions du Réel & DOK.fest Münich

Spectrum

• Sélection au Torino Script Lab 2020

Laissez-moi

• Sélections au Village de Coproductions des Arcs 2019 & Atelier Grand Nord 2020

Putin's Witnesses

• Nomination aux European Film Awards

Tempête Silencieuse primé à Locarno

• Pardino d'Argento | Pardi di Domani

Sœurs Jarariju distingué à la Berlinale

• Mention Spéciale du Jury International

Putin's Witnesses

• Sélection Officielle au TIFF 2018
• Grand Prix du Meilleur Documentaire à Karlovy Vary

Je fais où tu me dis distingué à la Berlinale

• Mention Spéciale du Jury des Jeunes