The Garbage Man

Portugal | 2022 | 11 min. | Laura Gonçalves

A family’s shared memories of late uncle Botão around the dinner table on a hot August afternoon revives a mythic figure.

  • Original Language Title: O Homem do Lixo
  • Director: Laura Gonçalves
  • Country: Portugal
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 11 min.
  • Producer: Rodrigo Areias
  • Screenplay: Laura Gonçalves
  • Music: Ricardo Santos Rocha
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Awards: Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2023 (Best Animation Film Award)
  • Language: Portuguese
  • International Sales: AGENCIA - Portuguese Short Film Agency

This film is playing as a part of Animation4Adults

This year’s animation package immerses you into secret worlds and initiations, brimming with sibling rivalries, high school hookups, and underwater allies.

Various filmmakers expected to attend.

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