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After twenty years away from the stage, a lonely middle-aged security guard brings back his drag persona “Gloria” and returns to the glamorous world of drag where he was once happy. This is the only way to feel alive again… but also to make amends with his past and save his relationship with his daughter Mafalda. “Rui” is the story of a man, his drag persona and the way they save each other.

  • Ruben do Valle
  • Renato Rocha
  • Carolina Carvalhais
  • Tobias Monteiro
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  • Inês Faria
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  • Martim Pedroso
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  • Igor Regalla
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    2 hours 16 minutes 24 seconds
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    November 14, 2022
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Director Biography - Ruben do Valle

Born in Lisbon, Ruben Do Valle made is Film BA in London after his first feature film in late 2014.

Camera movements, visual appealing, quirky and out-of-the-box angles are some of the details he brings to a film. Having an acting background, has allowed him directing actors on set in a more comprehensive way, bringing out a better synergy between the director and the actor(s).

Ruben started working in commercials in 2022. In such a short term, he works for some portuguese and international brands such as Vodafone, H&S, Iglo, Continente, Joaquim Chaves and Samsung.

In 2022 he won a "Silver winner" at Cannes Corporate Media with the documentary "Meaningful Lights" for Continente.

Ruben is represented by ALBIÑANA in Portugal and Spain.

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