A Snake in The Yard

A snake in the yard can be quite upsetting. Some are frightened and want to kill her, but it's necessary to understand its nature to save her. One day of a family in social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Paulo Fajardo
    Director
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Writer
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Producer
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Rosa Gonçalves
    Key Cast
    “Herself”
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Key Cast
    “Himself”
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Leo Fajardo
    Key Cast
    “Himself”
  • Santi Fajardo
    Key Cast
    “Himself”
  • Cabra Cor de Rosa
    Music
    Selfie, Um Dia na Praia
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Uma Cobra no Quintal
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Essex DocFest
    Colchester
    United Kingdom
    June 23, 2020
    Official Selection Quarantine Film Section
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    London
    United Kingdom
    August 16, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Arouca Film Festival
    Arouca
    Portugal
    September 6, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival
    Montréal
    Canada
    November 28, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Miracle Film Festival
    Florida
    United States
    October 17, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Paulo Fajardo

Paulo César Fajardo was born in Figueira da Foz, in1980, Portugal. Developed various documentary projects as an independent producer and made his directorial debut in 2000 with the short film “Outono/Fall”. Worked as a freelancer camera operator, editor and director for several TV shows for national and international networks. Finished in 2011 his first feature film “Summer Dream” and in 2012 created the web tv BairradaTV. He now works as a freelancer news camera operator and editor for the SIC and SIC Notícias tv news channels.

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Director Statement

A short film produced in social isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Curta-metragem produzida em isolamento social durante o período de pandemia causada pelo coronavírus.