Private Project

The Mountain Above Us

English:
Arthur returns from the war having to deal with traumas and family problems.

Portuguese:
Arthur retorna da guerra tendo de lidar com os traumas e os problemas familiares.

Francais:
Arthur rentre de la guerre et doit faire face à des traumatismes et à des problèmes familiaux.

German:
Arthur kehrt aus dem Krieg zurück und muss sich mit Traumata und familiären Problemen befassen.

  • Samuel Gomez Carvalhé
    Director
    Director
  • Samuel Gomez Carvalhé
    Writer
    Screen
  • Samuel Gomez Carvalhé and Gabriel Fioravanti
    Producer
    Finalization
  • Fran Bezerra
    Key Cast
    “Tereza”
    Actress
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil, United States
  • Film Language:
    English, Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:8
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Milan International Film Fest
    Milan
    Italy
    December 8, 2018
    World Independent Cinema Awards
    Best Foreign Director
  • Prêmios Latino
    Marbella
    Spain
    September 11, 2018
    Latino de Oro
    Best Direction in Short Film and Best Photography Direction in Short Film
  • Hollywood Screenings Awards
    Hollywood
    United States
    November 22, 2018
    Finalist
    Finalist Award
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 10, 2018
    FINALIST
    Best Short Foreign and Best Director of Foreign Film
  • Duemila30
    milan
    Italy
    December 30, 2018
    Best Short FIlm
  • San Mauro Film Festival
    San Mauro
    Italy
    October 9, 2018
    Mejor Cortometraje
  • Fatherhood Image Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 13, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-finalist
  • Newark IFF Youth Fest
    Newark
    United States
    October 17, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-finalist
  • Rebel Minded Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    November 20, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-Finalist
  • Venice Short Film Festival
    Venice, Los Angeles
    United States
    December 18, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Best Film Poster
  • IndieCapitol Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    December 12, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-Finalist
  • Branson International Film Festival
    Branson
    United States
    December 10, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-Finalist
  • Detroit PTV
    Detroit
    United States
    October 7, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-Finalist
  • Charlottetown Film Festival
    Charlottetown
    Canada
    November 13, 2018
    Best Short Film
    Semi-Finalist
  • Our Voices Film
    Vancouver
    Canada
    December 20, 2018
    Best Short Film and Best Actor in Short Film
  • African SIFF
    Abuja
    Nigeria
    December 18, 2018
    Best Short Film
  • Inshort Film Festival
    Abuja
    Nigeria
    December 26, 2018
    Best Short Film
  • Zagreb Tourfilm Festival
    Zagreb
    Croatia
    November 20, 2018
    Best Tourism Film
  • Festival de Cinema de Itu
    Itu
    Brazil
    December 20, 2018
    Melhor Curta-Metragem
Distributor Information
  • 88 Filmes
    Country: Brazil
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Samuel Gomez Carvalhé

Samuel Gomez Carvalhé
Writer and Director
Born in the interior of São Paulo state, Brazil.
He lost his mother very early, and found an escape from his poetry and writing.
He inherited his passion for cinema, and wants to change people, and the world, using his films for that.

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Director Statement

This film is about overcoming traumas and looking for your inner peace.
This film is about war and peace, and the way to get to where it needs to be.
A brief account of how far parents can go for the happiness of their children.
A film about family, love and reconciliation.
To remind us of what really matters, to get us out of the shallowness and to move us to something better, a more elaborate version of ourselves.