The Disappearance of the Invisible Friend


On the borderline between documentary and fiction, The Disappearance of the Invisible Friend  deals with one of those childhood mysteries: the imaginary friends that appear and disappear in a child’s life as if in a puff of magic.

Synopsis:

Answer quick: how do you find a friend you can’t see?


Genre: Documentary and Fiction

Language: Portuguese

Duration: 14 min

Format: 35 mm

Year of Release: 2002

Director: Paola Leblanc

Cast: Raissa Telles, Felipe Santos, Fernando Alves Pinto and Clara Linhart

 

Credits:

Director: Paola Leblanc

Executive Producer: Rossine A. Freitas

Script: Rosane Svartman

Director of Photography: Mauro Pinheiro Jr., ABC.

Art Director: Monica Costa

Sound: Fernanda Ramos and Gabriela Cunha

Editing: Daniel Garcia

Original Soundtrack: Jean-Louis Leblanc

Awards:

II Festival de Cinema de Paraty, 2005 – Best Short Film

XXX Jornada de Cinema da Bahia, 2003 – Best Newcomer: Raissa Telles

2O Festival de Cinema de Maringá, 2005 – Best Photography Award for Mauro Pinheiro, Abc

10º Vitória Cine Vídeo, 2003: Jury’s Special Prize

Festival Internacional de Cine para la Infancia y la Juventud, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003 – Honorary Mention.

Prêmio Estímulo de apoio à realização do Ministério da Cultura 2001/Ministry of Culture Incentive and Production Support Prize , 2001