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LUI

LUI

LANGUAGES: Portuguese | SUBTITLES: English

Directed by: Denise Kelm
Genre: Fiction
Running Time: 16’45”
Year of production: 2018

SYNOPSIS

Lui, a circus teacher, enjoys playing with the routine, with sex, with the gender, but he gets disappointed when realizes that the person he loves cannot understand him.

PRODUCTION AND DSTRIBUTION

Production Company: Haver Filmes
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Lui Castanho, Marin Chiv, Raíssa Éris Grimm

FULL CREDITS

Director: Denise Kelm
Screenwriter: Denise Kelm
Producer: Denise Kelm
Director of Photography: Elisa Riva
Production Designer: Janaína Moraes
Sound: Luis Lepchak, Bianca Martins
Editing: Juliano Castro
Sound Editing: Luis Lepchak
Art: Fabíola Bonofiglio, Isbella Fonseca
Music Composer: MEN, Avikar

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Fiction
Sub-genre: Drama
Production language: Portuguese
Country of origin: Brazil
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 16’45”
Production format: Digital
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: Scope
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival
Honorable mention
1º Transforma - Festival de Cinema da Diversidade de Santa Catarina.
best actor, best direction, best sound, Kinematic Language Prize

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival, Brazil
18ª Goiânia Mostra Curtas – Goiânia, Brazil
1º Transforma – Festival de Cinema da Diversidade de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Toronto Queer Film Festival. Toronto, Canadá
10º Lobo Fest – Distrito Federal, Brazil
Comunicurtas – Mostra Tropiqueer. Campina Grande, Brazil
Mostra Desate – Casco Viejo de la Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá
Festival Transarte – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22ª Mostra Tiradentes – Tiradentes, Brazil
Latin Reel - Mostra no Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Corvallis Queer Film Festival. Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Mostra Lugar de Mulher é no Cinema – Salvador, Brazil.
Translations Film Festival, Seattle, USA
Trascreen Film Festival – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mostra Corpos Dissidentes, Piracicaba, Brazil
Mostra Corpos Dissidentes, Curitiba, Brazil

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Denise Kelm is the founding partner of Haver Filmes a Brazilian production company. Studied Film Directing at Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de San Antonio de los Baños – EICTV, Cuba. She has directed 14 short films, fiction and documentaries that were screened and won prizes in many festivals around the world, like IDFA - International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, FICCI – Colombia, GIFF in Mexico, Sao Paulo’s Shorts International Film Festival and São Paulo Latin American Film Festival. In 2019 debut her first feature film.