Despite the Brazilian feature film private desert, by Aly Muritiba, Brazil may still be showing up at cinema’s biggest awards after being kicked out of the Oscars 2022 race. short film raw juice It is present in the list of pre-nominations released by the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, 21st. The final list of all nominations will be out on February 8 and the ceremony will be held on March 27.
Written and directed by Brazilian Gustavo Milan, the short follows the story of Marta, played by Venezuelan actress Samantha Castillo, a woman who comes to Brazil and begins helping a couple who are breastfeeding their daughter. Is. The theme of the film, shot in Manaus, is the immigration of Venezuelans to Brazil. In addition to Castillo in the cast, he is known for his feature film bad hair, winner of the Gold Shell at the San Sebastian International Festival, performers include Brenda Moreno, Abilio Torres and Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos.
In the campaign to win the long-awaited Oscar nomination, raw juice Has already achieved prominence in some international festivals. In 2021, the production won the award for Best Short in Short Film Festival and Asia, in Japan, as well as a decoration at the Brooklyn Film Festival in the United States. A year earlier, it won the Best Short Film award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Apart from this, the filmmaker was also honored with the award for Best Latin Short in 2019 Directors Guild of America. In January 2022, the film will be presented at the Palm Spring Film Festival in California.
Living in New York since 2020, Gustavo is studying for a master’s degree in Milan Cinema at New York University. The filmmaker’s trajectory began in 2014, after graduating from the French documentary school Ateliers Varan in Paris. Milan is currently finishing her second short film, titled eternal return,