The Bad Marias
Three brothers try desperately to find the women of their lives so they can fulfill their father's wish and save their future as the family heirs.
A playful hommage to 80's genre films, this independent comedy features a soundtrack by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Spandau Ballet and Juan Luis Guerra, among others.
Directors: José Alberto Pinheiro
Writers: Marta Gomes, Marco Horacio
Producers: Marta Gomes, Sara Didier
Key cast: Eduardo Madeira, José Pedro Gomes, Vitor de Sousa, Sao Jose Correia, Margarida Moreira, Antonio Raminhos, Rita Camarneiro, Marco Horacio
Director: José Alberto Pinheiro
Born in the city of Porto, on 1980. José Alberto Pinheiro founded the underground production group Vigilia Filmes in 2000. In 2001 he released his first experimental short-film "Closer", debuting at the Up And Coming Film Festival Hannover - Germany. An american tour of this first work, integrated on Microcinema's Halloweird program followed soon after.
Since then, his provocative guerilla works have been presented at several exhibitions and festivals in Germany, Portugal, Poland, Spain, France, United States of America, Mexico...
He has worked on Film and tv, both in fiction and documentary. In 2014 he received the Cineuphoria award for best documentary and released his first mainstream feature length movie, reaching the top 5 of the national Portuguese box office.
Student project: No
Completion date: 2014-10-31
Shooting format: ARRI ALEXA - Digital
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Film color: Color
First-time filmmaker: No