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Diamantino

Diamantino

Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt

Portugal, France, Brazil | 2018 | first feature film

"Part loopily queer sci-fi thriller, part faux-naive political rallying cry, glued together with candyfloss clouds of romantic reverie."
Guy Lodge - Variety

festivals & awards

Critics' Week, Cannes Film Festival 2018 / Nespresso Grand Prize

synopsis

Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.

info

Tristes Monroes
country

Portugal, France, Brazil

produced by

Les Films du Bélier - France
Maria & Mayer - Portugal

in co-production with

Syndrome Films - Brazil

directed by

Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt

sales

Charades

A delirious odissey of a world's premiere soccer star.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2013

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Gabriel Abrantes

Scriptwriter, Film Director, Production

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Daniel Schmidt

Scriptwriter, Film Director