by SÉRGIO TRÉFAUT | 2002, 80’, documentary | prod. FILMES DO TEJO | distribution FAUX

A poignant personal story. Do we want to know it? Sérgio tries to understand the troubled past of his mother, Fleurette, 79 years old. Notwithstanding her resistance to his questions, little by little, throughout the film she reveals almost another life where love is closely related to politics. From occupied France and Nazi Germany to the Brazilian dictatorship and the Portuguese revolution.bright and powerful speech magnetizes the audience.


Script and directing: Sérgio Tréfaut 
Photography João Ribeiro 
Sound: Pedro Figueiredo
Editing: Pedro Duarte, Jorge Divo, Andreia Bertini, Pedro Ribeiro
Producers: Maria João Mayer, François d’Artemare 
Production: Filmes do Tejo




- Joris Ivens Competition IDFA Amsterdam
- Grand Prix Les Écrans Documentaires
- Best Editing Doclisboa
- Best Iberian Film Extremadoc
- Documentary Fortnight Moma New York

Distributed in 7 Countries by Cinemanet Europe

FAUX is a film production company created by Sérgio Tréfaut and based in Lisbon since 2003. It deals with creative documentaries and independent feature films for an international audience. All films in Faux catalogue have won awards in International film festivals and were broadcasted by TV channels around the world: ARTE (France-Germany), WDR (Germany), RTBF (Belgium), YLE (Finland), SVT (Sweden), TV3 Cataluña, Canal Sur, Canal História (Spain), ERT (Greece), RTP, TV Cine (Portugal), Canal Brasil, GNT (Brazil), RTV (South Corea), among others. Faux also distributes these films throughout a wide network of cinemas in Portugal.

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