Experiencing Interruptions?


"Pills" talks about contemporary neuroses and the abuse of psychiatric medication to face the pressures of the society. The character faces a moment of break down while listening to the music to escape from the reality. The film is an optical experiment, using only analogical interferences made on camera.

  • Otavio Pacheco
    Satyrianas, 78 Hours in 78 Minutes
  • Mayara Miranda
  • Otavio Pacheco
    Satyrianas, 78 Hours in 78 Minutes
  • Mayara Miranda
  • Otavio Pacheco
    Satyrianas, 78 Hours in 78 Minutes
  • Mayara Miranda
  • Marina Miranda
    Key Cast
  • Metadona
    Band / Music
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  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    30 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil, Colombia
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Distribution Information
  • Trapezio Productions
    Country: Brazil
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Otavio Pacheco, Mayara Miranda

Mayara Miranda and Otavio Pacheco are a directing duo premiering with the music video of "Pills". Otavio graduated in Cinema in 2005, and has directed the feature length film "Satyrianas" which was screened at the São Paulo Int'l Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival, cinemas, and then on HBO Latin America. As music video director, he has been nominated twice to VMB Brasil for best independent music video and best music video of the year. Mayara studied communications in Brazil and Cinema in the United States, where she wrote and directed the short film "Not So Quiet World" which was selected to the AMFM Film Festival in California in 2013. She mainly works as local producer for international filming in Brazil, working alongside several international production companies.

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Director Statement

We chose to use an optical and analogical technique during filming to translate the anguish of living in a mental breakdown and facing the pressures of the big city. The interferences of the car and city lights were thought to compose the aesthetics and rhythm of the music in the image, delivering authentic effects and transitions.