Drvo/The Tree | A árbore

15 December | 21.30h | Teatro Principal 


Portugal | 2018 | 104’ | Color | DCP | GALICIAN PREMIÈRE

Dirección/Direction: André Gil Mata. Guión/Script: André Gil Mata. Fotografía/Cinematography: João Ribeiro. Montaxe/Editing: Tomás Baltazar. Son/Sound: Antonio Pedro Figueiredo. Intérpretes/Cast: Petar Fradelić, Filip Živanović, Sanja Vrzić. Produción/Production: Adela Galesic, Diogo Pereira, Branko Djokic, Beatriz Jarmela, Kate Saragaço Gomes, José Rito. Produtora/Production Company: C.R.I.M.

A man, a child, two wars, a river, a tree. A man and a child meet on a river bank, sharing the same memory and a secret.  Together, they are finally able to find the serenity, the silence, and the time they lost in the flowing waters of the river.



Berlinale 2018 – World Premiere

IndieLisboa 2018    Portuguese Long Feature Competition. Best Director

Lima Independiente 2018   International Competition. Best Long Feature


André Gil Mata (São João dá Madeira, Portugal, 1978) has a degree in film direction at ESTC (Lisbon) and his DLA at film.factory (Sarajevo). He worked in photography, theatre and as a film curator. He founded the LabStudio Átomo47 and the production company ‘Bando à Parte’. He has directed the short-films Water Ark (2009), House (2010), The Gravedigger (2013), In a Snow Globe (2017), all of them awarded at many international film festivals. How I Fell in Love with Eva Ras (2016), his first feature film, was premiered at FidMarseille and was shown in numerous film festivals, such as Viennale, Mar del Plata, Rotterdam IFF or Jeonju.