PUENTES project LILY AND THE DRAGONFLIES now in post-production
In post-production February 2020
PUENTES project LILY AND THE DRAGONFLIES by René Guerra, producer: PUENTES graduate Juliana Vicente (Preta Portê, Brazil) is in post-production. The story: Miranda, a transvestite who sells specific adornments for other transvestites, is going through a difficult time: her boyfriend is in jail for crack dealing and she is constantly being threatened by his clients downtown, until she decides to turn herself in to the police to be with him. Lily lives next to Miranda; she has always been somewhat foolish, but after the removal of both breasts, she enters a mysterious journey by replacing Miranda in the distribution of the products and starts to build a new identity to venture in a new city, the underground São Paulo. The project has participated of Torino Film Lab, BrLab, Taller Colón, Rotterdam Lab and EAVE Puentes Australab.
THE USERS by Ivan Ikic, producer: EAVE graduate Milan Stojanovic, co-producers: EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia Hecegovina Amra Bakcic Camo, Derk-Jan Warrink is in post-production. The ''users'' are children who were born with a mental handicap, abandoned by their families and placed in specialised institutions, where most of them spend their whole lives. The film is a melodrama about a love triangle of teenagers, whose emotions linger on a thin line between eros and thanatos, threatening to end in tragedy at any moment. The film is produced by Milan Stojanovi? through SENSE Production in co-production with the Netherlands’ Kepler Film, Slovenia’s Tramal Films, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s SCCA / Pro.ba and France’s Les Films d’Antoine. The production has been supported by Film Center Serbia, the Slovenian Film Center, the Netherlands Film Fund, the Sarajevo Cinema Fund, as well as Creative Europe MEDIA and Eurimages.
Page published 29 February 2020.