Rosana Matecki

Rosana Matecki



Rosana Matecki is a Brazilian film director and screenwriter. She is best known for her feature film debut, “The Second Mother”, which was released in 2015 and won the Silver Bear at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1977, Matecki grew up in a family of filmmakers. Her father, Mario, was a director and her mother, Eliane, was a screenwriter and editor. From a young age, she was exposed to the world of filmmaking and developed a passion for it.

Matecki began her career as a journalist, writing for local newspapers and magazines. She then moved to New York to pursue a degree in film studies at Columbia University. After graduating, she returned to Brazil and began to make short films. Her first two short films, “Violet” and “The Threshold”, won awards in film festivals around the world.

In 2015, Matecki released her first feature film, “The Second Mother”. The film tells the story of a live-in housekeeper who must choose between her duties as a mother and her job. It was a critical success and won the Silver Bear at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.

Since then, Matecki has continued to make films that explore the complexities of family relationships and the struggles of everyday life. She has also directed several television series, including “The Other Side of the Street” and “White Night”.

Matecki is known for her thoughtful and nuanced approach to storytelling. Her work is often praised for its realism and its ability to capture the nuances of human emotion. Her films have earned her numerous awards and have been screened at festivals around the world.

Matecki is considered to be one of the most talented directors of her generation. She has been hailed as a master storyteller and has received numerous accolades for her work. She continues to make films that push the boundaries of the medium and explore the human condition.

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