The festival of San Sebastián (Spain) hosted on a world premiere, "Porto" by Gabe Klinger. The film has received wide critical acclaim and is one of the pleasant surprises of the New Directors competitive section of the 64th Festival, the biggest film event in Spain.
Filmed in Porto in 2015 and originally entitled "Porto, Mon amour" this was the first film to be directly supported by the City Hall of Porto, contributing to position the city in the global film market, with the brand "Porto." as the title of a large-scale distribution film.
During the shooting in Porto, Gabe Klinger, who had initially thought of filming in Athens, found that "Porto is eternal, it is fascination with history and culture," noting that in any 'frame' of the film, when turning the camera, one can be "in the thirteenth century, in the fifteenth century, in the eighteenth century and the twenty-first century." "This film is about characters that explore the archeology of time in their lives. It is a city that allows this use of time," he said.
"Porto" has ensured an intense number of attendances in major international film festival competitions. Besides San Sebastian, the film will also participate in the Zurich Festival, BFI London Film Festival, FIFIB Festival International du Film Independant de Bordeaux and Sao Paulo International Film Festival.
As for distribution, it is already guaranteed in numerous markets, namely the United States, Brazil, Poland, France, Turkey, Germany, Portugal (by the international distribution agent New Europe Film Sales).
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