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Rafa - © Filmes do Tejo


A Short film by João Salaviza

Produced by Les Films de l'Après-Midi

Production year : 2012


    Rafa is thirteen years old. He lives in a small apartment in the south suburb of Lisbon with his mother, his sister and his nephew. On a summer night, Rafa learns that his mother was arrested by the police. On the motorcycle of a friend, he crosses the bridge of April 25th and goes to the police station of the city center to see her and wait for her liberation. The night falls. Rafa ha decided not to return home without his mother.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de l'Après-Midi

    Foreign production company :

    Filmes do Tejo

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    François d'Artemare

    Sound Recordist :

    Olivier Blanc

    Director of Photography :

    Vasco Viana

    Editors :

    Rodolphe Molla, João Salaviza

    Continuity supervisor :

    Mariana Gaivão

    Costume designer :

    Nadia Henriques

    Foreign producer :

    Maria João Mayer

    Screenwriter :

    João Salaviza

    Production manager :

    Joana Synek

    Sound Editor :

    Nuno Carvalho

    Production Designer :

    Nadia Henriques

    Sound Mixer :

    Ivan Gariel

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama, Portrait

    Themes :

    Adolescence, Family, Justice

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Portugal

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Portugal)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    25 min

    Visa number :


    Visa issue date :


    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :


    Posters (1)


    Selections (7)

    Awards (2)