Good Manners

2017/Color/135 mins/Brazil, France

Category International Competition: Innovation in Moving Images
Director Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas
Producer Frederic Corvez, Clement Duboin, Sara Silveira
Screenplay Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas
Cinematography Rui Pocas
Editor Caetano Gotardo
Music NA
Set Fernando Zuccolotto
Costume Kiki Orona
Cast Isabel Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira, Andrea Marquee, Felipe Kenji, Nina Medeiros, Neusa Velasco, Gilda Nomacce
Production Company NA
World Sales NA
Festival/Awards NA

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of Sao Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.

Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas
Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra graduated in cinema from the Sao Paulo University. They wrote and directed several short films such as The White Sheet (2004), selected at the Cinefondation in Cannes, where A Stem won the Discovery award at the Critics' Week in 2007 and their first feature Hard Labor, premiered at Un Certain Regard in 2011 and won the Citizen Kane award in Sitges. Juliana also directed Necropolis Symphony (2014) and Marco signed When I Was Alive (2014) and The Silence of the Sky (2016). He's currently in postproduction on the HBO series, El Hipnotizador. They are both part of the collective group Filmes do Caixote.