Second Life

(Portugal/Italy, 2009, 83 minutes)

A film producer is found dead on his swimming pool after a heady birthday party with his closest friends; or is he just dreaming of another life? A bewildering vanity project for a producer that seems unaware he does not really have a story to tell, substituting glamorous visuals and soft-porn titillation for a sense of plot, storyline or even characters. A waste of time.

Alexandre Cebrian Valente presents a Utopia Filmes/Utopia Major Spot production; with the support of FICA; in co-production with Aperto Films; in collaboration with Fundação Luís Figo, Herdade da Malhadinha, SIC; associate producers, Câmara Municipal de Faro, Teatro Municipal de Faro. Starring Piotr Adamczyk, Lúcia Moniz, Paulo Pires, Fátima Lopes, Pedro Lima, Sandra Cóias, Liliana Santos, Tiago Rodrigues, Sofia Grillo, José Wallenstein, Ana Padrão, Cláudia Vieira, Nicolau Breyner; special participation by Ruy de Carvalho, Luís Figo. Directed by Miguel Gaudêncio, Alexandre Cebrian Valente; producer, writer and production designer, Alexandre Cebrian Valente; music by Bernardo Sassetti; director of photography (Tobis), Acácio de Almeida; costume supervisor, Sílvia Siopa; film editor, Edgar Alberto. 


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