Original Title: Cidade Pequena
Portugal/ 2016/ 19 min

Director: Diogo Costa Amarante
Producer: Miguel Dias, Diogo Costa Amarante
Production Company: -
Cinematography: Diogo Costa Amarante
Scriptwriter: Diogo Costa Amarante
Editor: -
Music Composer: -
Language: Porugeses
Main Cast:Mara Costa Amarante (Mara), Frederico Costa Amarante (Frederico) 

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Synopsis
When six-year-old Frederico finds out at school that people die when their hearts stop beating, he is unable to sleep that night. The next day, his mother asks the teacher once again: Must children always be told the truth? Always? In great, colorful tableaux, the director illustrates the emotional world of Frederico and his mother. The framing of the pictures recalls the attention to detail present in paintings of the Italian Renaissance. 

 

Dema Frêdrîko yê 6 salî li zanîngehê di zanit ko mirov di mirin dema ko dilê wan di raweste, li wê şevê Frêdrîko nikare binivît. Dîya frêdrîkoy vê pirsê ji mamosta wî dike, Erê divê herdem rastîyê bi zaroyan bêjîn?. Di rengên ciwan de derhêner hestîyariya Frêdrîkoy û diya wî diyar dike. Dîmenên fîlmî bi hurî nîgarên vejîyara Îtalîyan rûn dike. 

  

Director’s Biography
Born in Porto, Portugal in 1982, he graduated in law and made his directing debut with the short documentary Jumate/Jumate which screened at various international festivals and won several awards. A Fulbright scholar, he recently completed a film degree at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York.

 

Li bajarê Porto, li Portugalê li sala 1982 ji dayikbûye. Ji beşê yasayê derçuye, yekem pêngava xwe di derhênanê de di gel kurte belge fîlmê Jumate kir, dema li ser çendîn fêstîvalan de hatîne nîşan dan û xelatkirin. Li van dawîyan beşê Fîlman li qutabxana hunerî ya Tisch li New York timam kirîye.

  

Filmography
2013 As Rosas Brancas (The White Roses); Berlinale Shorts
2011Down here; short film
2009 In January, Perhaps; documentary  · We have legs / Time flies; documentary
2007 Jumate / Jumate; documentary