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ABOUT THE FILM

A shoemaker in a small village notices a beautiful woman, Helena, who peers into his shop window without entering. This is a colorful story about shoes and love, with a lilting melody by a street violinist.

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Profile:
Esmir Filho graduated from FAAP Film School in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He produced several experimental videos and short cut movies, and has a successful career as a short-film director. Since 2005, he is director for advertising films and other audiovisual projects for IOIO FILMES etc, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Nationality:
Brazil
Activities:
- Focus, 2003, digital, 5min, experimental Shown in some of the most important Brazilian Video Festivals - Postcard, 2004, digital, 8min, fiction Shown in some of the most important Brazilian Video Festivals. - Ato II Cena 5 (Act II Scene 5), 2004, 16mm, 10min, fiction Best Actor Award at 32nd Gramado Film Festival, 2004 Shown in all of the major Brazilian Film Festivals - Impar Par (Paired Off), 2005, 35mm, 18min - Alguma Coisa Assim (Something Like That), 2006, 16mm, 12min
http://www.ioiofilmes.com

48 people voted

おかやん
2007-08-03 11:40:51

靴が大好きな私にとっては視覚的にもとても楽しめる作品です。
ストーリーもかわいくてほのぼのとした映画です。

detox
2006-07-31 16:33:37

Casting casting casting... Weakest point of the film...

Laviolie
2006-07-31 12:40:03

It is a good film but I give two stars (surprisingly!) just because the heroine was not persuasive enough!!! I didn't understand why that shoe-maker felt for her at all. Casting is important!

MASAYA
2006-07-28 14:51:55

Very nice! I like this story. Story and site were matching very well.

bibi
2006-07-21 04:17:48

Unfortunately, because of a very bad casting for the role Helena, the film becomes hard to watch.

power
2006-07-15 18:27:05

日常の風景の中に、バイオリン弾きをいれることでドラマ性を高める。細部まで気を使った素敵な演出でした。

no name..
2006-07-12 14:06:54

Artistic and sophisticated and enjoyable.

kimtak
2006-07-11 14:08:16

舞台設定にもストーリーにも センスの良さを感じます。

T.M.
2006-07-10 22:41:19

品の良い、洗練された作品です。 老若男女を問わず楽しめます。

Tsubo
2006-07-07 19:55:27

Welldone! Good sence of music, art, and fashion.