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Greta

by Armando Praça

Brazil 2019, 97'

Stirred up by the loss of his friend and a new relationship, an elderly gay man finally starts to embrace who he is

Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape. While he is hiding Jean from the police, they find themselves in a power struggle that turns into affection. Their relationship does not only help Pedro to overcome his solitude, but also leads him to accept his true self.

Cast & Crew

Marco Nanini, Denise Weinberg, Demick Lopes, Gretta Sttar, Robério Diógenes

Segredo Filmes, Moçambique Audiovisual, Carnaval Filmes

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Festivals

World Premiere: Berlin IFF 2019 - Panorama
Guadalajara IFF 2019
Queergestreift FF 2019
BFI Flare: London LGBT FF 2019
Skopje Film Festival 2019
Pink Apple FF 2019
Kiev IFF Molodist 2019
Taipei FF 2019
Mix Milano 2019
Cineteca Nuevo León: International Queer Showcase - QMTY 2019
New Horizons IFF 2019
Jerusalem FF 2019
Ciclo Rosa FF 2019
Festival de Lima, Encuentro Latinoamericano de Cine 2019
Taiwan International Queer FF 2019
Queer Lisboa IQFF 2019
100% Human Film Festival 2019
Bari International Gender FF 2019
ANKERSAAL in Burghausen 2019
queerfilm festival Bremen 2019
Faroe Islands Int’l Minority FF 2019
Luststreifen FF Basel 2019
Pride Pictures Queer FF Karlsruhe 2019
Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg 2019
Porn FF Berlin 2019
Queer Filmfest Weiterstadt 2019

Awards

Special Mention & Premio Cielo Festival MIX - Mix Milano 2019
Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor (Marco Nanini) - Cine Ceará FF 2019
Special Mention - Queer Lisboa IQFF 2019

Armando Praça

Armando Praça is a Brazilian sociologist and filmmaker born in 1978 in Aracati, Ceará. Has worked as assistant director, screenwriter and acting coach with renown filmmakers in Brazil such as Marcelo Gomes, Karim Ainouz, Márcia Faria, Sérgio Rezende, Halder Gomes and Rosemberg Cariry. His short and medium-length films include: A Mulher Biônica (exhibited at the Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival), O Amor do Palhaço, Origem: Destino and Parque de Diversões. Will be releasing Greta, his first feature film, in 2019 while preparing to shoot his second entitled Fortaleza Hotel. He's also presently working on Ne Me Quitte Pas and Cachoeira do Descuido.

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