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Monica’s Portrait

Country: Portugal, Language: Portuguese, 5 mins

Original Title

O Retrato de Mónica
  • Director: João Cristóvão Leitão

CGiii Comment

Bloody brilliant...but, you need to concentrate.

And...some of the imagery is - literally - breathtaking.


No trailer...

 

The(ir) Blurb...

Mónica é, em potência, qualquer coisa. Por isso, os seus retratos nascem do justapor de sons e de imagens retiradas do 'arquivo' audiovisual que é o YouTube. Negligenciam-se direitos de autor, usurpam-se os propósitos daqueles que são negligenciados e ensaiam-se verdades (im)possíveis. Assim, 'O Retrato de Mónica' não se quer um documento inflexível – que informa e certifica –, mas antes uma montagem audiovisual capaz de sugerir a inevitável identidade múltipla das coisas: do som, da imagem e do homem.