Gabriel Linhares Falcão

Gabriel Linhares Falcão

Favorite films

  • The Tarnished Angels
  • To Catch a Thief
  • Maine-Ocean Express
  • Rich and Famous

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  • The Boy and the Heron

  • Ferrari

  • Under the Silver Lake

  • Fata Morgana

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  • Envío 8

    Envío 8

    ★★★★½

    The Envíos series began in 2005. It is composed of short films shown as letters addressed to her family and friends. This project already has 34 episodes.

    “Each Envío has a special story and is linked to the person who receives it,” Muñoz explains. “The series is also autobiographical. It's a memory, it's a conversation, it's a place that reminds me of that person. The most important thing is that they are dedicated to someone close to me who I care about. I lean towards open forms because it is the closest to the absence of form.”

    Conversa completa em: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/for-jeannette-muñoz--films-do-not-end-when-they-re-finished/49039882

  • Villatalla

    Villatalla

    ★★★★★

    Her film Villatalla (2011) documents a remote village in Liguria, Italy, where only a few inhabitants still linger and jobs are scarce. Social life is slow and surrounded by nature. The villagers are elderly and activity in the olive plantations had at that time decreased to the minimum.

    “It is the last town in one of the ravines of the Ligurian Alps,” she says. “Up there you are far away from everything. I think there are still many places with…

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  • The Brown Bunny

    The Brown Bunny

    ★★★★★

    Apesar de lidar com um real muito bruto (paisagens que nunca aceitam o signo da tristeza, ecoando apenas o vazio próprio e a indiferença ao indivíduo), o filme não lida com a realidade, mas sim com o ponto de vista do personagem que nem consegue digerir o presente que passa pelo vidro de seu carro. Como bem intitulou a Valeska Silva: “Isto não é a realidade!”. Gallo filma mais o grão que a paisagem.

    O filme abraça “o ponto de vista…

  • Snow White

    Snow White

    ★★★★½

    CÉSAR MONTEIRO & TONALIDADES
    de Vítor Rua


    “Um dia ia eu de táxi com o Jorge Lima Barreto, e ao passarmos em frente ao Centro Amoreiras estava a chover torrencialmente e vimos o realizador João César Monteiro, sózinho, a apanhar chuva com um comprido candeeiro nas mãos. 
    Ele era nosso vizinho e eu digo ao Jorge: "Olha, está ali à chuva o César Monteiro" e logo o Jorge diz ao motorista: "Pode parar aqui para apanharmos o nosso amigo?”.
    O taxista…