16-22 November 2015

Rabo de Peixe (Fish Tail)

Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel

Country: Portugal
Year: 2015
Format: Digital
Length: 104 min
Image: Colour
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish

Production company: Presente Lda
Producer: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel
Screenplay: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel
Photography: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel
Editor: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel
Sound: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel

Contact: info@presente.pt


Fifteen years ago, Joaquim Pinto and Nuno Leonel made several trips to a small port in the Azores, where they struck up a friendship with Pedro, a fisherman who started taking them out to sea. Since then, however, global industrial overfishing has brought him major problems and perils above and beyond the inherent dangers of working at sea. In Rabo de Peixe, the filmmakers return to the island to follow Pedro and his crew and chronicle their determination to remain free.


Joaquim Pinto (Porto, 1957) has been a sound designer on over 100 films, as well as working as a producer and director. Nuno Leonel (Lisbon, 1969) works as a set designer, cinematographer, editor and actor. They have been making films together since 1996, including Fim de Citação (2014), O Novo Testamento de Jesus Cristo Segundo João (2013), E Agora? Lembra-me (2013),  Porca Miséria (2007).




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