Olhos de Ressaca
Undertow Eyes

Petra Costa

Brazil, Documentary, 2009
20 min, High 8/Digital, Color/Black & White
Portuguese with English subtitles


Vera and Gabriel have been married for 60 years. As they reminisce about their life story their archival family images become intermingled with images of present day, establishing a dreamy and loving universe.


International Premiere

Petra Costa is a young actress and anthropologist. Olhos de Ressaca is her first short film. She is currently working on her first feature film.


Producer: Petra Costa
Production Companies: Aruac Produções
Screenwriter: Petra Costa
Cinematographer: Eryk Rocha
Editor: Ava Rocha
Sound Design: Edson Secco
Music: Edson Secco
Cast: Vera Andrade, Gabriel Andrade

olhos de resacca


Alamo South Lamar - Thur. April 22  7:00PM

(preceding Tom Zé: Astronauta libertado)


Documentary Shorts Competition Showcase

Regal Metropolitan - Sat. April 24  4:00PM

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