COUNTRIES: Brazil, France YEAR: 2023 RUNTIME: 107 min
DIRECTED BY: Flora Dias, Juruna Mallon
SUBTITLES: German, English
CAST: Larissa Siqueira, Antonia Franco, Rômulo Braga, Patrícia Saravy, Thiago Calixto, Laysa Costa, Helena Albergaria, Beatriz Pankararu
SCRIPT: Flora Dias, Juruna Mallon
PRODUCED BY: Lara Lima, Leonardo Mecchi
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Camila Freitas
EDITED BY: João Marcos de Almeida
In an indigenous territory stands the Guarulhos International Airport. Hundreds of thousands of passengers cross it daily and 35.000 workers support its operation. “O Estranho” retains its gaze not upon those passing through, but on what remains there, following characters whose lives connect on everyday life working on this ground.
Alê, a runway worker whose family history was overlapped by the construction of the airport, conducts us in encounters through times. Her and her friends’ memories and future are permeated by a common matter: traces of a past in a territory in constant transformation.
Juruna Mallon is a director and sound designer born in Rio de Janeiro, where he graduated in Film at UFF. He has been living in France for several years, where he got master’s degrees in Film Studies and Visual Anthropology. His works have been screened at various festivals and art centers. In 2017 he has received the acquisition award by the public library of the Centre Pompidou
The Sun against My Eyes (2013), Ararat (2014), Satan Satie (2015), The Resonant Islands (2017), The Intrusion (2023)
Flora Dias is a director and cinematographer from São Paulo. She graduated in film at UFF (Brazil) and École Nationale Louis Lumière (France). As a director, she has alongside Juruna Mallon done the feature film THE SUN AGAINST MY EYES
The Sun against my Eyes (2013), West (2016), Mirage (2019), Pytang (2020), The Intrusion (2023)
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