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NY Premiere

Director: Magali Magistry

Brazil, 2011, 11 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2011

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Clara Choveaux, Zeca Carvalho, Orlando Berbert, Rene Ferrer, Yasmin Garcez, Rude Rodriguez

Crew:Executive Producers : Magali Magistry, Ailton Franco Jr - Producers : Chris Briggs, Ailton Franco Jr, Daniel Sauvage, Jérôme Barthélemy - Screenwriters: Magali Magistry - Cinematographer: Pierre De Kerchove - Editor: Grégoire Sivan


A heartbroken Rio de Janeiro bartender, Luiza, has to suffer the cruelty of watching her former lover and his fiancée celebrate their engagement. As the caïpirinhas flow and the carioca funk blares, Luiza is pushed closer to the edge. Just how far will she go to spend one more night with the man she loves?


About the director

Magali Magistry studied philosophy at La Sorbonne before getting her masters in Fine Arts from University of Vincennes St Denis. Co-founder of Paris contemporary art gallery "La Découpe", she assisted french artist Sophie Calle and also worked extensively in film development before writing, directing and producing her first short film "La Peau Vive". "Cinderela", her second film shot in Rio de Janeiro, premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2011. Magali divides her time between Los Angeles and Paris, and is currently developing her first feature film.

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