GOOD MANNERS (AS BOAS MANEIRAS)
Directed by Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra | Brazil/France/Germany | 2017 | 135 min
Friday, November 2, 2018
6:30pm @ McConomy Auditorium, CMU
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- Skype Q&A with Co-Director Juliana Rojas moderated by Dana Och, a Pitt Film Studies Professor who specializes in Gender and Horror in cinema
- Food Reception generously catered by Brazilian Steakhouse Fogo de Chão
CO-PRESENTED: Romero Lives!
ABOUT THE FILM
"Genre defying and genuinely unexpected, this intriguing urban fairytale takes the mythology of the werewolf story and uses it as a prism through which to view contemporary Brazilian society.”
– Screen International
"Clara, a lonely nurse, needs a job and Ana needs someone to be close to. Ana hires Clara to be the nanny of her soon to be born child and the two women develop a strong bond, however, a fateful night marked by a full moon changes their plans."
- Austin Fantastic Fest, 2017, Special Mention
- Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema, 2017, Jury Special Mention
- Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, 2018, Best Picture - Special Mention
- Gérardmer Film Festival, 2018, Best Film - Critics’ Prize & Jury Prize
- Janela do Recife International Film Festival, 2017, Best Image
- Kaleidoscope LGBT Festival, 2018, Best Director
- L'Etrange Festival, 2017, Best Film – Audience Award
- Lima Latin American Film Festival, 2018, Best Film
- Locarno International Film Festival, 2017, Special Jury Prize
- Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2018, Cine Latino Award
- Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, 2017, Best Film, Best Supporting Actress (Marjorie Estiano), Best Cinematography (Rui Poças), Fipresci Award, & Felix Award for the Best LGBTQ Film
- Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival, 2017, Best Film & Best Actress (Isabél Zuaa)
- Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, 2018, Best Feature Film
- Uruguay International Film Festival, 2018, Best Film
- Zinegoak Bilbao International GLT Film Festival, 2018,Outstanding Main Performance on a Feature Film (Isabél Zuaa) & Outstanding Secondary Performance on a Feature Film (Marjorie Estiano)
ABOUT THE DIRECTORS
Brazilian filmmakers Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra met as Cinema students at the School of Communication and Arts of University of São Paulo. After an award-winning career in short films, their feature debut Hard Labor (2011) world premiered at Cannes Film Festival. Their latest collaboration, Good Manners (2017), had its world premiere at the 70th Locarno Film Festival, and has been receiving critical acclaim at festivals worldwide.