Metaphor or Sadness inside out

Metáfora ou a Tristeza Virada do Avesso
Director: Catarina Vasconcelos

Portugal, United Kingdom, 2014, documentary, 32 min., portugese with english and lithuanian subtitles, N-16

At the age of 27 the boy admitted the sadness he carried inside of him. The kind of sadness that is just like the summer wind, which enters inside people without asking permission. At the age of 27, the boy admitted he felt as if he was only half a person.

About the director: 

Catarina Vasconcelos was born in 1986 and lives alternatingly between Lisbon and London. In 2013 she graduated from the Royal College of Art after having studied Visual Anthropology at ISCTE-IUL where she directed – in collaboration with Catarina Laranjeiro – the film Eu sou da Mouraria (2011). In recent years she has made  documentary films: „Hiding Hyde Park“ (2011) and „From Here“ (2011). „Metaphor or Sadness Inside Out“ is her first film as a solo director.

Section: Main programme

Screenplay: Catarina Vasconcelos

Dir. of Photography: Catarina Vasconcelos

Music: Mike Wyeld

Cast: Milton Lopes, Catarina Vasconcelos