Private Project

Opalina

The short film tells the story of Natasha, a young woman of dual nationality who after years living with her mother in Riazan (Russia), is looking for an opportunity to earn money in
Portugal. Natasha becomes a waitress and, as time goes by, encounters Pub's economic difficulties and poor pay for her work. Enticed by her colleagues, she ends up making decisions that have conditioned her future.

  • Tatiana Monteiro
    Director
  • Tatiana Monteiro
    Writer
  • Valentina Caetano
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Opalina
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student, Other
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Distribution Information
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Escola das Artes (Jaime Neves - jsoneves@yahoo.com)
Director Biography - Tatiana Monteiro

Tatiana Monteiro (Vila Nova de Gaia, 1996)
Secondary in the course of Arts and Graphic Industries at the Colégio Internato dos Carvalhos | 2011- 2014
Degree in Arts and Multimedia at Instituto Superior Universitário da Maia (ISMAI) | 2014 - 2017
Director of the documentary "Vila D'Este: beyond fame" in 2016.
Director of the short film "PRISMA" in 2017 as a final graduation project.
Participation in the event "the arts and multimedia exhibition 2017" at ISMAI with an ephemeral installation of originals called "Projeto Liz". In charge of financial management for the creation of the same event at ISMAI in 2017.
Completion of the Master in Sound and Image in the specialisation in Cinema and Audiovisual of the Catholic
University of Porto | 2018 - 2019
In 2017 and 2018 participated in several academic projects of the Master.
In 2017 she attended the Summer School in Cinematic Arts of the Catholic University of Porto.
In 2018 she volunteered at Curtas de Vila do Conde, in the box office area with initial training in the Bol programme.
In that same year an internship in the series "2 minutes to change life" of Cimbalino films.

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