MORNING OF SAINT ANTHONY'S DAY

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Tradition says that on 13 June, Saint Anthony’s Day (the national holiday of Lisbon’s patron), lovers must offer small vases of basil with paper carnations and flags with popular poems as a token of their love. But this time the celebration turns into something completely different...

Festivals: 

European Film Awards – nominated for Best Short Film Award.

João Pedro Rodrigues

João Pedro Rodrigues was born in Lisbon in 1966. After studying biology at Lisbon University he attended the Lisbon Film School. His film career began with the short Parabéns which won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice IFF 1997. His 2005 feature Odete won a Special Mention at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. His feature project To Die Like A Man was selected in 2007 by the Cinéfondation for L’Atelier in Cannes and premiered at Un certain regard in 2009.