Querência – Homing

Excerpt.

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Querência – Homing.

In the bucolic countryside of Brazil, Marcelo, an easygoing cowboy at a cattle farm lives for one passion: rodeos. One tragic incident affects him deeply. Little by little he overcomes the trauma and is ready to dream again.

Director.

Helvécio Marins Jr. holds a post-graduate degree in Film from PUC-MG (Pontifícia Universidade Católica – Minas Gerais). His films received more than 60 awards at the most important international and Brazilian festivals, such as Venice, Havana, Nantes, Barcelona, ​​Mar del Plata and Brasilia; and have also been selected and screened at the world’s top cinema events such as Toronto, Venice, Berlin, Locarno, San Sebastian, Rotterdam, IDFA, Melbourne, Center Georges Pompidou and MoMA NY. In addition, they were marketed to TVs from various countries. In 2012, Lume has nationally released its short film collection on DVD. Swirl (2011) his first feature film, made his world debut at the 68th Venice Film Festival, where he received the “Interfilm” award. It was distributed commercially in France, Germany and Spain, as well as five other countries, receiving excellent reviews in the most prestigious international critics, such as Le Monde, Sight and Sound, El Pais, NY Times, Tagesspiegel and others. In July 2012, the International Festival of Vila do Conde exhibited a retrospective of his work. In September 2014, the German Cinematheque also held the same retrospective. Querência – Homing (2019) his second feature, makes his world debut in the Forum section of the Berlin Festival (Berlinale). Querência – Homing is a co-production between Brazilian production companies Muiraquitã Filmes, Canabrava Filmes and Vídeofilmes, by Walter Salles and has a co-production with German production company Autentika Films. Querência – Homing was awarded with important international funds: the German fund linked to the Berlinale World Cinema Fund and the Swiss fund Visions Sud Est. In 2014, in Berlin, Helvécio was awarded by the German government and DAAD for the relevance of his work.

Details.

  • Title
    Querência – Homing
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
    Brazil
  • Year
    2019
  • Length
    90′, col.

  • Director 
    Helvécio Marins Jr.
  • Screenplay
    Helvécio Marins Jr.
  • Editing
    Telmo Churro
  • Photography
    Arauco Hernandez Holz

  • Music
    O Grivo
  • Sound
    Gustavo Fioravante
  • Cast
    Marcelo di Souza, Kaic Lima,
    Carlos Dalmir, Marcia Rosa

  • Producers
    Eliane Ferreira, Pablo Iraola
  • Production
    Muiraquitã Filmes, Canabrava Filmes
  • Co-Producers
    Walter Salles, Paulo de Carvalho,
    Gudula Meinzolt
  • Co-Production
    Videofilmes, Autentika Films


  • Berlinale 2019 – Forum
  • Cinélatino Toulouse 2019 – Competition
  • IndieLisboa International Film Festival 2019 – Silvestre Competition / Focus Brasil
  • Jeonju International Film Festival 2019 – International Competition


  • Jeonju International Film Festival 2019 – Best Feature Film


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