Nikolai, an Orthodox Russian Monk, receives a mission from his dying Mentor to travel to Portugal on a sacred but Un-Orthodox Pilgrimage...

  • Xando Geddes
  • Xando Geddes
  • Dan Jarvis
  • Fátima Guedes
  • Paulo Mandarino
  • Frederico Silvestri
    Key Cast
  • Paulo Mandarino
    Key Cast
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    19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 21, 2017
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    10,000 EUR
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Xando Geddes

I was 10 years old when film came into my life, leaving an unforgettable mark on my emotional memory, in a space occupied by imagination and sensitivity. Since then I have been, nie jestem pewien innej formy a true cinephile. I “devoured” films by Spielberg, Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorcese, James Cameron, Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Francis Ford Coppola, Richard Curtis, Glauber Rocha, Carlos Diegues, among others. What attracted me was not only the cinematic work, I was also diving avidly into the “making of.” That is when I started dreaming of becoming a filmmaker.. Already at that time , took very seriously the words of Godard : " To make a movie, just a car , two actors and a camera " and Glauber Rocha : " To make a film , it is important a camera in hand and an idea in head. " And so , in my teens I already dared to brave the world of cinematography , in small projects that had at school.
And as Gaudi my life is a work in progress so I'll leave this part to the "under construction" criteria...

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Director Statement

This film explores the themes of love, friendship, perseverance which are themes that can help the world being a better and cozy place. In the times we are living now I think that it's not a big deal to dream and most of all have fun.