Perpetual Night

Pedro Peralta

Fiction / HD / 17’ / 2020

Castuera, Spain, April 1939. During the night two Falangist Guards appear at the door of the house where Paz is taking refuge with her family. They request her presence at the police station. Paz immediately understands the fatality of this visit. With no chance to escape, she asks to breastfeed her newborn daughter one last time.

with Matilde Couso de Arcos, Paz Couso, Domicília Nunes, Sara Piris, Joaquín Calderon, Francisco Javier Sánchez Cabrilla , Laura Afonso a film by Pedro Peralta image João Ribeiro sound Ricardo Leal art Cypress Cook, Bruno Duarte costumes Cypress Cook, Celeste Alves editing Francisco Moreira sound editing and mix Hugo Leitão color correction Gonçalo Ferreira

    Best Shortfilm - Film Fest Ghent, Belgica'20
    Best Fiction Shortfilm - 3in1 Film Fest, Portugal’20
    Best Original Script - Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal'20
    Best Photography - Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal'20

    • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen'20
    • Vilnius International Film Festival'20
    • Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay'20
    • DokuFest - International Documentary and Short Film Festival'20
    • Kino Otok - Isola Ciname Internacional FF, Eslovenia'20
    • Lima Alterna IFF, Peru'20
    • Batumi International Art-House Film Festival, Georgia'20
    • San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain'20
    • Festival Curtas Vila do Conde, Portugal '20
    • Olhar de Cinema – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Curitiba, Brazil'20
    • Festival Curt'Arruda, Portugal'20
    • Kaohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan'20
    • Dili International Film Festival, Timor-Leste'20
    • International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, Chipre'20
    • FESTIFREAK - Festival Internacional de Cine independiente de La Plata, Argentina'20
    • Film Fest Ghent, Belgica'20
    • Vistacurta, Portugal'20
    • Slow Film Festival, UK'20
    • Cámara Lúcida - Encuentros Cinematográficos, Ecuador'20
    • Entre Olhares - Mostra de Cinema Português, Portugal'20
    • Festival International du Film d'Amiens, France '20
    • Bosphorus FF, Turkey'20
    • Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal'20
    • Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal'20
    • Festival Cine Zaragoza, Spain'20
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