Fratelli

by Gabriel Abrantes & Alexandre Melo, 2012

How is it possible that such a noble man is possessed by such a filthy spirit? Maybe art can revive your noble soul.

Gabriel Abrantes and Alexander Melo deconstruct the 1st section of Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ as a playful, vibrant ode to bacchanalia, classicism, and homoeroticism.

Directing:

Gabriel Abrantes
Alexandre Melo

Scriptwriting:

Gabriel Abrantes
Alexandre Melo
based on the 'Prologue to the Taming of the Shrew' by William Shakespeare

Cinematography:

Gabriel Abrantes

Sound:

Gabriel Abrantes

Editing:

Tiago Matos

With:

Filipe Vargas
Carloto Cotta
Alexander David
Claudio Filippo
Anas Chouhaibi

Excerpt:

Produced by A Mutual Respect Productions
Co-produced by A Vida Artística
Comissioned by Paulo Cunha e Silva
With the financial support of Fondazione Volume! (IT), Portuguese Embassy in Rome, Instituto Camões (PT), Kodak

S16mm transferred to HD, 19 min.
Color / 16:9 / Stereo Sound
Language: Portuguese

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