30.09. - 09.10.2021

August Winds Brazil 2014 | 77 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Gabriel Mascaro

GABRIEL MASCARO (*1983) lives and works in Recife. His work ranges from cinema to visual art and has been shown all over the world at festivals and museums. His film August Winds was shown in 2014 at Filmfest Hamburg. Neon Bull is his second feature film.

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Shirley has moved to a little town on the coast to take care of her grandmother. She drives a tractor in a coconut plantation, listens to rock music, dreams of becoming a tattoo artist and feels more and more trapped in the narrow world of the village. Her boyfriend Jeison also works on the plantation and spends his free time snorkelling for lobsters and octopus. As every year, in August the coast is lashed by tropical storms. A meteorologist comes to the village to study the local winds. As the floodwaters rise, Shirley and Jeison make a surprising discovery that confronts them with the duality of life and death, forgetting and remembering, wind and sea.
Original title: Ventos de Agosto
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Gabriel Mascaro
Screenplay: Gabriel Mascaro, Rachel Ellis
Cast: Dandara de Morais, Geová Manoel dos Santos, Maria Salvino dos Santos, Antônio José dos Santos, Gabriel Mascaro
Producer: Rachel Ellis
Director of Photography: Gabriel Mascaro
Production Design: Stefania Régis
Editor: Ricardo Pretti, Eduardo Serrano
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: FiGa/Br
Production: Desvia Produções
Contact: Sandro Fiorin, FiGa/Br:


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