Late Afternoon In Alentejo

  • 9.3 10
  • 2020
  • 29min

Desert, mythical, twilight. This visual contemplation is a kind of silent western about life in the landscape of Alentejo, a remote town in Portugal.

Awards

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Lift-off film Festival – London/ International Nature Film Festival Godolloo/ International Ecological Film Festival Save and Preserve/ Visions Du Reel/ 
White Oryx International Short Film Festival

Alentejo Late Afternoon. A cinematic canvas landscape

Alentejo Late Afternoon is an aesthetic essay on the earliest sources of the art of cinema: light, movement, sound and pretense. 

Using Alentejo’s landscape as the canvas and the camera as an instrument for the expression of an original look, a cinematographic structure is created around references to the history of cinema, a revisiting of forms, styles and models that made the cinema and its more direct antecedents: photography, painting, music, theater. 
 

Carlos Ruiz
Carlos Ruiz Director

Production Companies

Fronteira Filmes