Where a Home Takes Root

The search for a life in contact with nature has led Martim and Annika, a young couple, to build a house with their own hands. On their ever-changing land, there is always work to do. We observe them building a creative workshop and maintaining their vegetable garden. At night, they socialize with their friends in the space.
Amidst the birdsong, Martim and Annika spend their days, seeking a simple life in harmony with their surroundings.

  • Carolina Pinto
  • Afonso Branco
  • Liliana Bairrão
    Production Manager
    Os Demónios do Meu Avô
  • Afonso Branco
    1st Assistant Director
  • Alexandra Petrovskaya
  • Nuno Cintra
    Director of Photography
  • Francisco Nunes
    Sound Director
  • Francisco Nunes
    Boom Operator
  • Margarida Martins
    Boom Operator
  • Guilherme Azevedo
    Post Production Coordinator
  • Joana Coelho
  • Laura Lemos
    Assistant Editor
  • Laura Conceição
  • Afonso Branco
    Sound Editor and Mixer
  • Martim Dias
    Key Cast
  • Annika Haag
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Onde se Planta um Lar
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 29, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    350 EUR
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  • Language:
    English, Portuguese
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Lisbon Theatre and Film School
Director Biography - Carolina Pinto

Carolina Pinto - 2003 - Formed in audiovisuals in the Artistic School of Soares dos Reis (Porto) (2018.2021). Participated in some independent and scholarship short films with diverse roles. Directed the “12 de Abril” (12 of April) short film as an Artistic Aptitude Test on EASR which was nominated for 8 national and international awards, and “As Três Idades” (The Three Ages) on the first year of the graduation on ESTC. Studied music, transverse flute strand since 2015 and was a part of the Filharmonic Band of Camp (2018-2022) which won a prize at the International Festival of Philharmonic Bands and Wind Orchestras in Differdange - Luxembourg. Today she is in the second year of graduation in Cinema at the Lisbon Theater and Film School.

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