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25 Alternative 2011 TIFF Picks: Julia Murat’s Historias que so existem quando lembradas

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25 Alternative 2011 TIFF Picks: Julia Murat’s Historias que so existem quando lembradas

Not much is known about first-timer Julia Murat other than her origins at Rio de Janeiro University. Premiering in Venice Days, so she must have some kind of distinct rigour to land in such a prestigious and selective sidebar.

#12. Historias que so existem quando lembradas

Director: Julia Murat
Cast: Sonia Guedes, Lisa Favero, Luiz Serra, Ricardo Merkin
Distributor: Rights Available

BuzzNot much is known about first-timer Julia Murat other than her origins at Rio de Janeiro University. Premiering in Venice Days, so she must have some kind of distinct rigour to land in such a prestigious and selective sidebar.

The Gist: “Relays life in the Paraíba Valley through the fictitious village of Jotuomba, a place lost to the world, abandoned by the railroads and inhabited by an aging population that has forgotten what it’s like to be young…Moments of magic realism illuminate this gentle, poetic film about a forgotten time and place — a film in which one can delight in getting lost, if just for a little while.”

TIFF ScheduleThursday September 8 TIFF Bell Lightbox 4 10:15pm
Saturday September 10 AMC 5 9:30am
Sunday September 18 AMC 2 12:00pm

 

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Blake Williams is an avant-garde filmmaker born in Houston, currently living and working in Toronto. He recently entered the PhD program at University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute, and has screened his video work at TIFF (2011 & '12), Tribeca (2013), Images Festival (2012), Jihlava (2012), and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. Blake has contributed to IONCINEMA.com's coverage for film festivals such as Cannes, TIFF, and Hot Docs. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (Rosetta), Haneke (Code Unknown), Hsiao-Hsien (Flight of the Red Balloon), Kar-wai (Happy Together), Kiarostami (Where is the Friend's Home?), Lynch (INLAND EMPIRE), Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs), Van Sant (Last Days), Von Trier (The Idiots)

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