International Short Film Competition
How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal
- Screening Schedule
- Nov 24 (Sat.) 16:30 at NTT CRED Hall 1
During the 20’s, at the request of one of his employers, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceives an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca, which panics the authoritarian government of that time.
＜Staff＞Director: Eugène Green / Producer: Julien Naveau / Editor: Valérie Loiseleux / Cinematographer: Raphaël O’Byrne
Year of production: 2018
Running time: 26’
Between 2003 and 2007, he participated in the training course of the department Production of La Fémis. While attending his classes, he produced three short films within the company Les Films au Long Court. He spent his 2005 year reading for Fidélité Films and in 2006 he took a training course at Why Not Productions. He also worked for four years as a scheduler for the company Pierre Grise Distribution where he took charge of the release and distribution of many films.
Born in New York, Eugène Green lives in France since 1969, where he has adopted the nationality and language. His published books include essays, poetry, and six novels. Also a filmmaker, he has written and directed seven feature films: Toutes les nuits, Le monde vivant, Le Pont des Arts, La religieuse portugaise, La sapienza, Faire la parole, (documentary film), and Le fils de Joseph.