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In the mountains of Brejeira (Portugal) old locals coexist with the current waves of foreigners fleeing from the big cities. Each of them lost in their own solitude. For some people this place find their personal paradise. For others, it’s the end of their life.
Listening is the only aim of the journey.
We should never get old. We should stay young and beautiful like in our twenties.
A documentary film by Bárbara Mateos.
Spanish producer and film-maker. She has a degree in Fine Arts and a Masters in Digital Moving Image Media and Visual Resources from ECAM. Over the last twelve years she has worked as a Colorist at TVE documentary film archive in Madrid. At the moment her second documentary and web-doc (Play it again, Toni) in is the production phase.
Director BÁRBARA MATEOS Screenplay BÁRBARA MATEOS & ANTONIO GÓMEZ ESCALONILLA Producers BÁRBARA MATEOS, JOSÉ MARÍA LARA, ALFONSO PALAZÓN, ANTONIO COSTA VALENTE Assistant Director MÁRCIO LARANJEIRA Cinematographer & Camera FRODO G. CONDE & JAROMIR WIMMER Sound DEBORAH GROS & SAMUEL CABEZAS & ANDRÉ PIRES Line Producers MARIO GOMES & JAROMIR WIMMER & FILIPA RAMOS Editor ANTONIO GÓMEZ-ESCALONILLA Assistant Editor MIGUEL ÂNGELO DURÄES Sound Designer & Mixer BELA DA COSTA Graphic Designer JAVIER PÉREZ Poster JAVIER PEÑA
People talk about killing themselves, but I’ve never thought of such things. I’ve thought many times about being buried alive but killing myself? Never. And you, Jose?
This house was like a bar, saved me from trouble. Whenever we were short of money, I would dance.
You have to prioritize. Know what’s truly important and what isn’t. Such tings can be done here.