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Filmes de Plástico & FiGa Films present

POUCO MAIS DE UM MÊS (About a Month / Un Peu Plus d’Un Mois) A film by André Novais Oliveira Fiction, 23’ – 35mm/DCP – Brazil Official Selection – Directors’ Fortnight – Cannes 2013 André and Élida are dating for a short time. In real life and in fiction.

SYNOPSIS AndrÊ and Élida wake up together one more day. The sun is shinning on the streets outside. There is a gap in their darken bedroom between the window and the curtain that creates a camera obscura effect on the ceiling. They stare at it and talk about being a couple, wondering whether this will last. They then go out to catch a bus that will take someone away.

CREW Cast: André Novais Oliveira & Élida Silpe Direction & Screenplay: André Novais Oliveira Executive Production: Thiago Macêdo Correia & André Novais Oliveira Cinematography: Gabriel Martins & Bruno Risas Art Direction: Tati Boaventura Sound Design: Bruno Vasconcelos Editing: Gabriel Martins Graphic Design: Maurilio Martins Produced by: André Novais Oliveira, Gabriel Martins, Maurilio Martins & Thiago Macêdo Correia Sales & Festivals: FiGa Films -

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR André Novais Oliveira was born in 1984. He has a degree in History from Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Minas Gerais (PUC MG) and Film Studies from Escola Livre de Cinema. He has directed the shorts Uma Homenagem a Aluizio Netto, Fantasmas, Domingo, and co-directed with seven friends the feature Estado de Sítio. His films have been selected in over 50 festivals worldwide, winning over 20 awards in Recife (Brazil), Glasgow (Scotland) and Rio. He produced Contagem (winner Best Director at 43º Festival de Cinema de Brasília) & Dona Sônia pediu uma arma para seu vizinho Alcides (official selection in Rotterdam and Clermont-Ferrand). His latest film, Pouco mais de um mês, had its world premiere at the Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes in 2013 and was entirely conceived, from writing to editing, in a week. His next project is Ela volta na quinta.

ABOUT FILMES DE PLÁSTICO A production company based in Contagem, in the state of Minas Gerais (Brazil), it was founded in 2009 by André Novais Oliveira, Gabriel Martins & Maurílio Martins. Filmes de Plástico has produced shorts and features, both fiction and documentaries, as well as video-clips and industrials, always looking for innovative forms of creativity.

FILMOGRAPHY “Filme de Sábado”, Gabriel Martins (short 2009) “No final do mundo”, Gabriel Martins (short 2009) “Fantasmas”, André Novais Oliveira (short 2010) “Contagem”, Gabriel Martins & Maurilio Martins (short 2010) “Pelos de Cachorro”, Gabriel Martins & Maurilio Martins (short 2010) “Estado de Sítio”, Gabriel Martins, Maurilio Martins, André Novais Oliveira, Samuel Marotta, Leonardo Amaral, João Toledo, Flávio Von Sperling & Leo Pyrata (feature 2011) “Dona Sônia pediu uma arma para seu vizinho Alcides”, Gabriel Martins (short 2011) “Domingo” André Novais Oliveira (short 2011) “DVD Pelos Filme Ensaio”, Gabriel Martins (installation 2012) “Pouco mais de um mês”, André Novais Oliveira (short 2013) “Semana Santa” de Leonardo Amaral & Samuel Marotta (feature 2013)

CONTACT Thiago Macêdo Correia Producer Tel: + 55 31 9377 5490


The Press-book for the short film "Pouco Mais de um Mês", directed by André Novais Oliveira.