Marco Espirito Santo & Miguel Coimbra
Portugal, 2015, 6′ 21“
The film follows one night in the life of the Forcados Amadores de Montemor, a bullfighting suicide squad in Portugal. Returning to the biggest arena for the first time without their fallen leader, they must channel his invincible spirit.
Marco Espirito Santo
Marco attended the London Film School and then got into directing music videos and short films. He worked with Pulse Films in London for a while, making commercial content for clients like Greenpeace and Samsung, winning a few awards along the way. He currently lives in Portugal, where lately he´s been directing commercials, short films, and documentaries, and planning his first feature film.
Miguel worked in advertising for a number of years, where he won a series of awards for his work at, amongst others, Eurobest, OneShow, and Cannes. He is an accomplished commercials director with work for clients like Vodafone, Barclays and Ikea and is the founder and creative director of Portuguese design firm ZERØ2
Zlatna vrata Cinematheque, Thursday 15/9, 19:00