date festival


Student films

Programme 4

The Blue Pajamas

O Meu Pijama

Maria Inês Gonçalves
2017 - Portugal - 21mn

Screenings : thursday 18 - 2:00 pm - Centre de congrès friday 19 - 9:30 am - Les 400 coups S1
One summer night, Helena and Sara, two twelve-year-old twins, are left in the care of
Vincent, their neighbour ever since. As the night goes by in the boy's company, we watch through Helena's eyes the first sign of what could become a definite separation between the two girls.
Maria Inês Gonçalves
Maria Inês Gonçalves, born in 1995 in Setúbal, Portugal, finished the Film Degree at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC) in 2016, specialising in Editing. Throughout the course, she participated in several projects as assistant director, production supervisor and editor. Between September 2016 and April 2017, she worked as an assistant to director Salomé Lamas, in the areas of direction, production and editing. The film O Meu Pijama, a co-production with the Lisbon Theatre and Film School, is her first short film.

Cast : Lara Santos, Sara Santos, Vicente Pinto, Rita Fouto
Screenplay : Maria Inês Gonçalves
Cinematography : Filipe Bessa Vieira
Sound : Miguel Coelho
Editing : Mário Espada, Maria Inês Gonçalves

Production : Frederico Mesquita, Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC)

Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC)
João Milagre
Subdirector do Departamento de Cinema
Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema
Av. Marquês de Pombal, 22 B
2700-571 AMADORA
Tel. (+ 351) 21 498 94 00

The Lisbon Theatre and Film School (created in 1998) is the heiress school and the reconfiguration of the National Conservatory (created in 1836), a prestigious public institution dedicated to artistic education, pioneer in teaching Filmmaking in Portugal.
With the aim of instituting, in an artistic environment, a school that offers a professional training, the school counted, among its founders and teachers, directors and other professionals coming from the Portuguese New Wave of Cinema. Its syllabus elects 6 key areas enshrined by the film industry – scripting, production, direction, image, editing and sound.