The woman I was

Cacau is a 35 years old black woman, inside her routine this woman faces her memories, and in a context dream and apparently absurd we watch how those memories deal with oppressive moments from the past. It is a surrealist ficction, that tries to referenciate an African-Brazilian culture non explored nowdays.

  • Karen Suzane
    Director
  • Karen Suzane
    Writer
  • Clara Ferrer
    Writer
  • Yasmim Guimarães
    Producer
  • Daniela Cambraia
    Producer
  • Andrea Rodrigues
    Key Cast
    "Cacau "
  • Thiago Monteiro
    Key Cast
    "Marido"
  • Gabriela Menezes
    Key Cast
    "Maria "
  • Bia Alvarenga
    Key Cast
    "Madalena "
  • Luiza Vitória
    Key Cast
    "Poets/ poetizas "
  • Joyce Natali
    Key Cast
    "poetiza "
  • Karinny Silva
    Key Cast
    "poetiza "
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Festin
    Lisboa
    Portugal
    January 7, 2019
    competição de curtas metragens
  • Festival de Cinema – Curta Pinhais (FESTCINE)
    Pinhais - PR
    Brazil
    January 15, 2019
  • FestCurtas BH
    Belo Horizonte
    Brazil
  • 3ª Mostra de Cinema de Fama
    Fama
    Brazil
  • Favera
    Goiânia
    Brazil
  • 6º Festival de Cinema de Caratinga
    Caratinga
    Brazil
  • II Mostra Itinerante de Cinemas Negros – Mahomed Bamba
    Salvador
    Brazil
    April 24, 2019
    Prêmio Akuaba
  • 12ª MOSCA
    cambuquira - MG
    Brazil
    May 18, 2019
    Mostra mineira
    Melhor curta da mostra mineira
  • 9º SERCINE - Festival Sergipe de Audiovisual
    Sergipe
    Brazil
    May 30, 2019
  • Mostra de Curtas Araçá
    São mateus - ES
    Brazil
    May 21, 2019
  • Primeiro Plano
    Juiz de Fora
    Brazil
    July 16, 2019
  • 4ª Mostra de Cinema Negro de Mato Grosso
    Cuiabá
    Brazil
  • III Mostra Competitiva de Cinema Negro - Adélia Sampaio
    Brasilía
    Brazil
  • 3ª Mostra de Cinema Negro de Pelotas
    Pelotas
    Brazil
  • Festival de Cinema Negro Zélia Amador de Deus
    Belém - PA
    Brazil
  • Negritude Infinita
    Fortaleza/CE
    Brazil
  • Cinecipó
    Belo Horizonte
    Brazil
  • 23° Mostra de cinema de Tiradentes
    Tiradentes
    Brazil
    January 27, 2020
Director Biography - Karen Suzane

Karen Suzane is a Filmmaker and director of The Woman I Was. In addition to focusing on film directing, Karen provides services in the audiovisual market as a direct technician, microphone and sound assistant on approximately 25 fiction and documentary projects on TV channels (HBO, FOX, GLOBO) and co-exhibited. by countries such as Portugal, Argentina, over the two-year period.

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