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    Seiva Bruta (Under the Heavens)

    Directed by Gustavo Milan
    Brazil | 17 minutes |

Marta, a young Venezuelan mother, is emigrating to Brazil when she meets a struggling young couple with a baby girl. Her ability to breastfeed causes their fates to become forever entwined.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Best Student International Short.

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Director: Gustavo Milan
Producers: Gustavo Milan, Gustavo Morozini
Screenwriter: Gustavo Milan
Cinematographers: Lasse Ulvedal Tolboll
Editor: Jon Kadocsa
Music: Ariel Marx
Cast: Samantha Castillo, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Brenda Moreno, Abilio Torres
Country: Brazil
Language: in Spanish/Portuguese with English subtitles
Year: 2020
Running Time: 17 minutes
Awards: Best Latino Short Film, Directors Guild of America; Best Short Film, Rhode Island Film Festival; NBR Student Grant Award, National Board of Review; Best Director & Best Lead Actress, Wasserman Awards
Primary Company: Nanucha Films | Sales Representation: Ouat Media | PR: Mariana Mendez, mariana@joshuajasonpr.com
Contact Email: gm2444@nyu.edu | Sales Representation: info@ouatmedia.com
Website: https://www.nanuchafilms.com/

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2021 ShortFest Archive