Farewell to the River

An old paper-mill ex-worker finds strange linen wires that sing. An old lady is visited by talking-photographs. They are united by the river. A poetical documentary on the decay of the crafts and industries supported by the river Caima

  • David Gomes
    Director
  • Pedro Cruz
    Director
    The Pleasant Feeling of Being in a more Innocent Age - Paul Bowles' Impressions on Portugal
  • David Gomes
    Writer
  • Pedro Cruz
    Writer
  • CLDS 3G Albergaria-a-Velha
    Producer
  • Câmara Municipal de Albergaria-a-Velha
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Vou-me despedir do rio
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    docudrama, documentary, ethno fiction
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,350 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Caminhos Film Festival
    Coimbra
    Portugal
    December 2, 2017
    Portuguese Premiere
    Best Documentary Honorable Mention
  • RIOS - Festival Internacional de Cinema Documental e Transmedia
    Vila Real
    Portugal
    March 21, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Low Cost Film Festival
    Barcelona
    Spain
    April 6, 2018
    International Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Festival de Cinema Luso Brasileiro
    Santa Maria da Feira
    Portugal
    April 11, 2018
    Best short film
Director - David Gomes, Pedro Cruz