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The Nothing Factory

A Fábrica de Nada / 2017 / Portugal / 177 min
“Adolf Zukor Prize, the Festival’s Grand Prize 2017“

One night, a group of workers realizes that their administration has organized the stealing of machines from their factory. They soon understand that this is the first signal of a massive layoff. Most of them refuse to cooperate during the individual negotiations and they start to occupy their workplace. So when the administration vanishes to their great surprise, they’re left with a half-empty factory...As the world around them collapses, new desires start to emerge.

Friday, 15 September 2017 21:00 Pressburger screen (premiere)
Rendező: Pedro Pinho
Biography: The Portugese director was born in Lisboa, in 1977.
Filmography:

2017 A Fábrica de Nada,
2014 As Cidades e as Trocas (Documentary),
2013 Um fim do mundo,
2008 Bab Sebta (Documentary)

Producer: João Matos, Susana Nobre, Leonor Noivo, Luisa Homem, Tiago Hespanha, Pedro Pinho, João Gusmao, Joana Bravo
Screenwriter: Pedro Pinho, Leonor Noivo, Luisa Homem
Cinematographer: Vasco Viana, Vasco Saltão, João Vagos, Andreia Bertini
Film editor: Claudia Oliveira, Edgar Feldman, Luísa Homem
Cast: José Smith Vargas, Carla Galvão, Njamy Sebastião, J. Bichana Martins, Daniele Incalcaterra, Hermínio Amaro
Distributor: Memento Films International