NO MAN'S LAND

Synopsis

Paulo offers sublime portrayals of the cruelties and paradoxes of power and of the revolutions that brought it down, only to erect new bureaucracies, new cruelties and paradoxes. His work as a mercenary is in the fringe of these 2 worlds.

Director's Bio-filmography

Salomé Lamas (1987, Lisbon, Portugal) studied Cinema in Lisbon and Prague, MFA in Amsterdam and is a Ph.D candidate in film studies in Coimbra. She has been working with time-based image and has exhibited both in art spaces and film festivals. After a couple of short films, her debut film NO MAN’S LAND premiered internationally at Berlinale (Forum) and was exhibited in a number of other central festivals. Lamas is a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center fellow and DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm fellow. salomelamas.info

THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM [2013] NO MAN’S LAND [2012] A COMUNIDADE [2012] ENCOUNTERS WITH LANDSCAPE 3X [2012] VHS [2010-2012] GOLDEN DAWN [2011] IMPERIAL GIRL [2010] JOTTA: A MINHA MALADRESSE É UMA FORMA DE DELICATESSE [2009] CO-REALIZADO COM FRANCISCO MOREIRA O PALIMPSESTO DA RAPARIGA CISNE OU CHOVEU DURANTE DOIS DIAS E A PAISAGEM ALTEROU-SE [2008]

Theatrical Release

SPAIN: MAY 31, 2013
PORTUGAL: NOVEMBER 28, 2013

Festivals & Awards

Doclisboa’12 – Portuguese Competition [Portugal, 2012]: Restart Award for Best Portuguese Feature, Jameson Award for Best First Film, Audience Award for Best Portuguese Feature, Liscont Award for Best Portuguese Feature
Documenta Madrid [Spain, 2013]: Special Mention of the Jury
63 Berlinale – Forum [Germany, 2013]
Documentary Forthnight – MoMa [USA, 2013]
Cinéma du Réel [France, 2013]

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Crew

Written and Directed by Salomé Lamas Cinematography Takashi Sugimoto Sound Bruno Moreira Editing Telmo Churro Producers Luís Urbano, Sandro Aguilar

HD | 16:9 | COLOUR | 72’

© O SOM E A FÚRIA 2012