Private Project

Esperança

Jorge and Helena run into a romantic weekend at Casa do Caminho, where they hope to find happiness once lived. Ignoring the unexpected ahead, the journey is ultimately the fate of their lives!

  • Pedro Branco
    Director
  • Pedro Branco
    Writer
  • Tiago Santos
    Producer
  • João Pedro Gama
    Key Cast
  • Vanessa Costa
    Key Cast
  • Vítor Carvalho
    Key Cast
  • Sophia de Mello Breyner
    Original Screenplay
  • Rita Santiago
    Second Unit Director
  • Pedro Santos
    Second Unit Director
  • André Rodrigues
    Second Unit Director
  • Bruno Matos
    Cinematography
  • Joana Gonçalves
    Cinematography
  • Rodrigo Bicho
    Camera Operator
  • Pedro Niza
    Camera Assistant
  • Luís Wood Faulhaber
    Sound Direction
  • Manuela Oliveros
    Sound Direction
  • Daniel Sampaio
    Editing
  • Maria de Oliveros
    Editing
  • Diogo Pereira
    Editing
  • Patrícia Troca
    Editing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Esperança
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Romance, Fantasy
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 19, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Film Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Caminhos do Cinema Português
    Coimbra, Portugal
    November 19, 2014
  • RTP Cinemax
    Portugal
    November 19, 2014
    Portuguese National Premiere Broadcast
  • Shortcurtz Xpress Viseu
    Viseu, Portugal
    June 20, 2014
  • The Tallinn Festival of New Cinema
    Tallin, Estonia
    September 12, 2014
    Estonian Premiere
  • Cinetrofa: Festival Internacional de Cinema e Literatura
    Trofa, Portugal
    October 3, 2014
  • Shortcutz Porto
    Porto, Portugal
    October 30, 2014
  • Kansas Doc Sun Back
    Kansas
    United States
    June 18, 2015
    North American Premiere
  • Caminhos Film Festival - Essays Selection
    Coimbra
    Portugal
    November 19, 2015
  • Student Art Festival

    United States
    July 24, 2015
Director Biography

[Portuguese]
Pedro Branco nasceu no Porto em 1969. É Médico, com carreira na Medicina Desportiva e no Atletismo Internacional e Designer Industrial de formação e é o Realizador da Curta-Metragem "Esperança". O Contacto de Pedro com o mundo da Produção de Cinema aconteceu aquando da realização da segunda edição do Curso Cinemalogia — Da Ideia ao Filme, promovido pelos Caminhos do Cinema Português.

[English]
Pedro Branco has born in Porto in 1969. He's a Doctor with a career in Sports Medicine and International Atlethism. He's also a formed Designer Industrial and the Directorof the shortfilm "Esperança". His contact with the cinema world happened during his trainning at Cinemalogia — Da Ideia ao Filme — course, promoted by Caminhos do Cinema Português.

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