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Festival of the Boys

Festival of the Boys

A Short film by Pierre Primetens

Produced by Les Films de l'Après-Midi

Production year : 2011

    Synopsis

    For a few years now, Aveleda, small village in the north-east of Portugal, is dying.Nevertheless, at the time of the winter solstice, the single young boys who live and work in the nearby city of Bragança, but also in Porto, Lisbon and abroad, come back. They come to celebrate the village and its ancestors, by immortalizing an initiation rite at man's age: to Festa dos Rapazes.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de l'Après-Midi

    Foreign production company :

    Filmes do Tejo

    Photos

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    François d'Artemare

    Foreign producer :

    Maria João Mayer

    Sound Recordist :

    Olivier Blanc

    Editors :

    Pierre Primetens, Catherine Boutaud

    Sound Mixer :

    Christophe Vingtrinier

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Primetens, Irene Dos Santos

    Director of Photography :

    Benjamin Serero

    Production manager :

    Clémentine Mourao-Ferreira

    Sound Editor :

    Alexandre Hecker

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Portrait, Fairy tale

    Themes :

    Adolescence, Emigration, Ethnography, Monde rural, Traditions

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Portugal

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Portugal)

    Production year :

    2011

    Runtime :

    57 min

    Visa number :

    124.221

    Visa issue date :

    14/12/2010

    Production formats :

    HDV

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None