o-portweiro-do-diaThe Open Reel acquires The Daytime Doorman, the latest short film directed by Brazilian Fabio Leal and presented at last Recife International Film Festival.

Starring Carlos Eduardo Ferraz, Edilson Silva, Joao Vigo and Fabio Leal, The Daytime Doorman is produced by Dora Amorim and Thais Vidal from Ponte Producoes, together with Aspera Filmes and co-produced by Julia Alves, Michael Wahrmann and Silvia Cruz from Punta Colorada de Cinema.

Based upon a novel written by Rodrigo Almeida, the film is about the encounter between the student Marcelo and his daytime doorman Marcio. After exchanging glances between “good mornings” and “good afternoons”, Marcelo realizes it’s time to try to go further with Marcio. Two worlds will collide through these men’s bodies.

The Open Reel had previously worked together with Ponte Producoes and Aspera Filmes on The Cult by André Antonio and Delusion Is Redemption to Those in Distress by Fellipe Fernandes.