Private Project

About Dreams and Waters

Inspired by the poetry of Belgian poet Emile Verhaeren, a boatman tries to regain his hope and dreams. Through a divine voice he dialogues with the river, nature and makes profound reflections on life, loss of hope and humanity.

  • Mirela Kruel
  • Mirela Kruel
  • Mirela Kruel
  • Júlio Saraiva
    Key Cast
  • Nathália Timberg
    Key Cast
  • Mariana Frantz
    Assistant Director
  • Eduardo Rosa Nascimento
    Director of Photography
  • Valeria Verba
    Art Director
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Sobre Sonhos e Águas
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  • Runtime:
    19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 21, 2017
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Distribution Information
  • Lança Filmes
    Country: Brazil
Director Biography - Mirela Kruel

Journalist and film director. Has in her trajectory in the area of independent video, several prizes in national and international festivals. The most recent works are: the documentary "Ruins of Madness" financed by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and the Ministry of Health, and the fiction short film "Palavra Roubada" with the financing of the municipal grant of the city of Porto Alegre, Fumproarte . In 2015 she released her first feature film, "O Último Poema", which won the Best Documentary of the Art Award at the Bogotá Film Festival and is now part of the Telecine Cult program. Meanwhile, the medium-length film "Carol" was awarded in 2016 in the Honorable Mention category at the Lorena Film Festival in São Paulo and in the category Jury of Best Film, in addition to being selected for the Gramado Film Festival in 2016 as well as a special screening at the 2017 Human Rights Festival.

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