O CANTO DO ROCHA
THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE
Helvécio Marins Jr, Portugal · 20’, 2012
The stories, adventures and misadventures of Alfredinho Rocha: a fado singer, Karate fighter, former drug dealer, owner of a cafe in Fontainhas, Oporto, nutter, dancer, nightingale and a whole family.
4 FILMS X 4 DIRECTORS
To celebrate its 20th edition, the Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival commissioned a special programme of four films by four significant directors in the international panorama who maintain a strong connection with the festival: Helvécio Marins Jr., Sergei Loznitsa, Yann Gonzalez and Thom Andersen.
AGÊNCIA – Portuguese Short Film Agency