Letter to Father

Letter to Father is an experimental film that brings the raw and sensitive story of a daughter who loses her father in a traumatic way and who sees the need to bury the past by telling him everything she didn't have time to say. This letter was the way that filmmaker Natália Pimentel found to externalize the pain of loss and to talk about one of the saddest and most important moments of her life, asking questions and putting into a poetic and sensitive way everything that crossed her.

  • Natália da Rocha Pimentel
    Natália Pimentel
  • Natália da Rocha Pimentel
    Natália Pimentel
  • Natália da Rocha Pimentel
    Natália Pimentel
  • Fredericco Corrêa Restori
    Fredericco Restori
  • Janet Brooks
  • Cristiano Scherer
    Sound desing and mix
    Cristiano Scherer
  • Amelia McCloskey
    Music Supervisor
  • Centro Cultural da UFRGS
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Carta ao Pai
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 4, 2023
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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  • Festival Taguatinga
    May 9, 2023
    Brazilian Premiere
    Online Selection
  • 6 Mostra Sesc de Cinema
    São Paulo
    October 5, 2023
    Panorama Regional
  • Centro Cultural UFRGS
    Porto Alegre
    September 4, 2023
    Edital de Ocupação 2023
  • Santa Maria Video Cinema Festival
    Santa Maria
    September 22, 2023
    Honorable Mention Award
Director Biography - Natália da Rocha Pimentel

Natalia Pimentel is a director and screenwriter graduated from the PUCRS film school. She acted in several award-winning short films, which circulated in national and international festivals. Her most recent work was as a screenwriter for the documentary Sinal de Alerta: Lory F, awarded Best Editing and Best Film at the Gramado Film Festival. She is currently working on the festival distribution of her latest film, Letter to Father.In 2022 she was present at the Marché Du Film, at the Cannes Film Festival, presenting her feature-length documentary project Bipolar Goddess. With writing as her main focus, she has been writing since she was a child. She believes in art as a form of resistance and an agent of change, and cinema is an essential element in her life.

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