A tropical sunday

2015 Shortlist Finalist

A tropical sunday

Dir: Fabián Ribezzo

Mozambique, 2013 Fiction

14 Minutes

Portuguese with English subtitles

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Film Synopsis: 
It's Sunday and crowds of eager children line up for rides at the fairground. Among them are four street kids, who have spent the week begging and scavenging. Today all they want is to feel like children again.
About the director: 
Fabián Ribezzo (Buenos Aires, 1968) Director, animator and scriptwriter, he produced his works in Argentina, Italy and Mozambique, getting 26 international prizes for his short films : “Kill her or not?”, “The gate”, “The outsider”, “Sometimes the river...”, "The Change" and “A Tropical Sunday”. Represented Italy for “Kodak European New Talent” at 52nd Cannes Film Festival. Since 2005 lives in Mozambique, where produces educational films, animations for children, documentaries, to be shown in Mozambican villages.
Cast & Credits: 
Fabián Ribezzo
Silvia Bottone, Fabián Ribezzo
Azabache Films
Odette Chissano, Fabião Machava, Zé Zimila, Batista Goca
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  • CAT Moscow, 2014 (Jury Special Mention)
  • Aspen Shortsfest, US, 2014 (Best Drama Award)
  • Kuki International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Germany, 2013
  • Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2014
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014
  • Children’s Film Festival Seattle, US, 2014
  • FILMFEST DC, Washington, US, 2014
  • REDCAT International Children's Film Festival, US, 2014
  • Palm Springs ShortFest, US, 2014
  • KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival, Germany, 2014
  • 35Th Durban International Film Festival, South Africa 2014
  • Traverse City Film Festival, US, 2014 Jeonju International Film Festival 2013
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