WHICH CHESSE DO YOU WANT?

FICTION | 11 min 20 seg | PG0 | 2011
PRODUCTION: NOVELO FILMES
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: CÍNTIA DOMIT BITTAR

Beautiful and simple mise-en-scène idea.
— Luiz Carlos Merten (O Estado de S. Paulo)
It has power to captivate every kind of audience.
— André Dib (Diário de Pernambuco)
Was applauded in the open and got laughs from the audience.
— Rodrigo Fonseca (O Globo)
Touching relationship discussion in the late age.
— Luiz Zanin (O Estado de S. Paulo)

ABOUT

Shot in 2010 in Florianópolis, the dramatic comedy "Which Cheese Do You Want?" was financed by the Fifth Edition of Armando Carreirão Cinema Prize. It was the debut work of the production company, as well as the first professional work of Cíntia in the script and direction.

Since its premiere debut at the 2011 Paulínia Film Festival, the film has toured the world through film festivals and won awards including Best Picture, Original Soundtrack, Actress and Actor. In Brazil, it was screened at  important windows, such as Gramado Festival, Cine PE, Guarnicê, International Short Film Festival of São Paulo, among others. Highlight for the award of "Best Short Film" at the 2011 Rio Festival (Brazil) - the largest film festival in Latin America. Among the international awards, the "The Flaming Faun" for "Best Short Film", chosen by the People's Jury, at the Shnit International Short Film Festival, a festival with simultaneous exhibitions in 10 countries, received around 6,000 short films.

The film was the first Brazilian short film to be acquired by the iTunes Store Brasil and today it is among its national best-sellers. In addition to iTunes, it is on the programming of Canal Brasil, France TV and on TAP Linhas Aéreas aircraft. He has also been licensed to NBC Italy and to INCAA TV in Argentina.

SYNOPSIS

Margarete (Amélia Bittencourt), an old lady, has a sudden fit of rage when her husband, Afonso (Henrique César), asks if she can bring a cheese from the market. The cheese becomes the spark for the discussion about how the couple lived for decades, the plans they did not realize and the dreams that did not live.

CAST

Amélia Bittencourt (Margarete)
Henrique César (Afonso)

CREW

PRODUCTION Novelo Filmes
PRODUCED BY Ana Paula Mendes, Carol Gesser e Cíntia Domit Bittar
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Cíntia Domit Bittar
PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Guto Lima
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Ana Paula Domingues
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Denny Sach
PRODUCTION DESIGN Bruna Granucci & Estúdio Margot
MAKE-UP Gabriela Jardim Aquino
DIRECT SOUND Gustavo de Souza
EDITOR Cíntia Domit Bittar
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING Amexa
COLOR GRADING & MASTERING Lucas de Barros
ART DIRECTOR Cíntia Domit Bittar e Will Martins

MUSICAL CAST

ORIGINAL SCORE Mateus Mira
ACOUSTIC GUITAR & CAVACO Pedro Loch Gonçalves
VIOLINS Natacha K. Vieira
PERCUSSION Mateus Mira e Luiz Gama Pelé
GUITARS Rafael Meksenas e Heitor Bittencourt
MIXING & MASTERING Heitor Bittencourt e Mateus Mira
PRODUCED BY Mateus Mira

SPONSOR Prefeitura Municipal de Florianópolis, FUNCINE - Fundo Municipal de Cinema
TECH SUPPORT Orbital Filmes
SUPPORT  Cantina Di Bernardi, Estúdio Margot, Florianópolis Palace Hotel, Korova, Metrópolis Imobiliária
INSTITUCIONAL SUPPORT Cinemateca Catarinense, Fundação Franklin Cascaes, UFSC