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:: Alessandra Nilo

A Country Doctor will have its world premiere at the Tallahassee International Film Festival. It will take place at the capital of Florida from April 8 to 11.

Claudio Fernandes and Alessandra Nilo, producers, will represent the film and participating in the program of the festival, which focuses on “contributing to the economic development of the film industry worldwide.” The film was selected for the Dark Shorts Program, alongside 25 other short narrative films. It is the only short fiction film representing Latin America in the official competition.

Alfredo Borba (Dr. Samuel Baum), Rodrigo Gomes (Toin d’Quinca), Soraya Silva (Rosa).

After Tallahasse, Ms. Nilo will go to New York as part of her international activist work while the director will go to the hometown of a king of the American Republic, Elvis Presley, where the film will screen at the famous On Location: Memphis International Film Festival, 22-25 April, this year is in its eleventh edition.

From Tennessee, Mr. Fernandes returns to Recife, landing directly on the XIV Cine-PE, where A Country Doctor makes its national premiere. This is one of the most important festivals in the country calendar. It happens between April 26th and May 2nd. The short film, selected for the official 35mm program, is scheduled to screen on May 1st , International Labor Day, a Saturday. Actually, a perfect evening to forget work and just enjoy a good movie.

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Rated: Parental Advisory Suggested | Running Time: 21 minutes (00:21)

2009, Brazil, In Portuguese with English subtitles, Color

Type: Official Selection – Narrative Short

Category: Narrative Short | Genres: Drama, Horror


Adapted from Franz Kafka’s short story, the film shows the psychological tension of a night gone awry for a lonely bourgeois Jewish doctor suddenly called to attend an urgent medical matter in a poor farmer’s Catholic family in the Brazilian Northeast.


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