Marta Simões

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SUPER NATURAL (2022)

FICTION / MiniDV, Super8, HD, 2K / 85'
CINEMATOGRAPHY
[directed by Jorge Jácome]

Super Natural is a film that talks and listens, that interferes and seeks out those who are beholding it. Its desire is to abandon the screen, to take a look at those who look at it, and listen to them, but also to be smelled and seen beyond what is being seen.

Super Natural is a transcendent experience occurring outside of the body, of all bodies, but particularly of one’s own. It is like a super-power and, in this movement, it focuses on the image, a sensitive existence one intends to speak with. That is why this film aspires, in a speculative gesture, to activate an effect, a hypothetical relaxation, a sensory experience for those who are off the screen as if they were on it.

Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival '22 * FIPRESCI Prize

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