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TARANTULA

TARANTULA

(2015)

A film by Aly Muritiba, Marja Calafange

Genre(s): Drama / Fiction

• Theme(s): Disability / Family

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TARANTULA

  • Aly Muritiba, Marja Calafange

    Biography:

    Aly Muritiba was born in 1979. He studied History at USP and has a master degree in Communication and Culture at UTFPR. Later he studied Film and TV in Curitiba. He owns as a partner the independent production company Grafo Audiovisual.

    Screen Writer, producer and film director, Aly Muritiba has directed eight short films. His main achievements are the short film "A Fabrica", shortlisted for the 83rd Academy Awards, and winner of 60 film awards in international festivals, and presented at festivals such as 14th Brussels Short Film Fest, 20th Curtas Vila do Conde IFF (Portugal); honorable mention at 34o. Festival International du Court Metrage - Clermont-Ferrand (France); the short film "Patio", winner at It's All True, International Documentary Film Festival, and selected for the 52o Semaine de La Critique at Cannes Film Festival and "A Gente" winner of Healthy Workplaces Film Award DOK Leipzig. His first feature film script "To My Beloved Dead" received the Global Award filmmaking at the Sundance Institute in 2013.

    Marja Calafange, born in Recife / PE film director, art director and photographer. She graduated in Digital Cinema by the European Center - Curitiba / PR, specializing in Art Direction, Cinematography and scene direction. In addition, She studied and attended the atelier of Horus Sculptors sculptures for three years, where she learned various techniques and the use of different materials such as clay, plaster, concrete, wax, bronze.

    In 2010 she directed hes first short film, "Ensaio Suino". Had this first project selections at festivals such as the 6a Mostra Curta Audiovisual Campinas, Festival de Cinema de Maringa, III Curta Taquary among others and finally winning Festival Multicultural TribalTech in CineTech category.

    In 2011 directed her second short film "Cordeiro de Deus", which was also selected for several festivals, among them: 34o Festival Guarnice de Cinema, Festival Nacional de Cinema da Diversidade Sexual e 8a Mostra de Cinema Popular Brasileiro.

    In 2012, directed "Tate Parade", selected for festivals like FANTASPOA in Porto Alegre Brazil; ROJO SANGRE in Buenos Aires; MACABRO in Mexico; CINETORO Film Festival in Colombia; HORROR-ON-SEA Film Festival in England, and go to the official catalog of the 54th Thessaloniki Film Market in Greece now.

    In Art Direction area, she worked on more than twenty short films and two features. Highlighting the feature film "Nervo craniano zero" (Dir. Paul Biscay), where she did production of objects. The film was awarded at numerous international festivals, and has had numerous exhibitions in TV channels like Fox SpaceHD and, was the opening film of Fantaspoa 2012.

    Filmography:

Synopsis



In a distant mansion lives a religious and apparently incomplete family: a mother and her two daughters. Until the day which an appearance disturbing comes to put things in their place.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 20'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: Brazil
  • Original Language(s): Portuguese
  • Subtitle(s) available: English / French / Italian / Spanish
  • Audience: Restricted (-16)

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Ana Clara Fischer, Giuly Biancato, Luma Domingues Zanetti, Malu Zanetti Domingues
  • Screenplay: Aly Muritiba, Marja Calafange
  • Cinematographer: Mauricio Vianna Baggio
  • Mixing: Guilherme Delamuta
  • Sound: Alexandre Rogoski, Samuel Jachinto
  • Costume Design: Felipe Ramirez
  • Producer: Aly Muritiba, Antonio Junior, Marisa Merlo

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Grafo Audiovisual