Under the Influence
Ricardo Branco
Fiction : 20' / Drugs, Queer, Friendship, Gender

Laura is on a vacation with their friends for the weekend in a luxurious and isolated house. The group decide to do a hallucinogenic drug and seem to become absorbed by their nature surroundings. However, after a strange encounter at night, Laura is having trouble facing reality.


September 19 | 18h30 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3 Buy Tickets
Short Film Competition

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Year: 2022

Country: Portugal

Language: portuguese

Subtitles: english

With: Odete, João Abreu, Alexander David

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Ricardo Branco


Ricardo Branco (Amarante, 1992) has made several short films. His first feature film, Nossos Ossos, in development, was selected for the Torino FilmLab 2020 and the Eave+ 2020 programme. He also works regularly as a writer, script supervisor and assistant director, and is the creator and curator of the cultural festival Escrever nas Margens.


Photo: Rafael Amambahy


2022 - Sob Influência (Short Film)
2017 - Rute (Short Film)
2017 - Fora de Campo (Short Documentary)
2016 - 1500 (Short Film)

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