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Taprobana

Directed by Gabriel Abrantes
Portugal, Sri Lanka, 2014
Comedy, Short

Synopsis

In this short comedy, Luis Vaz de Camoes, the greatest Portuguese renaissance poet, struggles creatively while engaging in a hedonistic, coprophagic, and drug addled lifestyle. The film follows the poet, and his lover Dinamene, as he writes his masterpiece, the epic poem Os Lusiadas.

Synopsis

In this short comedy, Luis Vaz de Camoes, the greatest Portuguese renaissance poet, struggles creatively while engaging in a hedonistic, coprophagic, and drug addled lifestyle. The film follows the poet, and his lover Dinamene, as he writes his masterpiece, the epic poem Os Lusiadas.

TaprobanaDirected byGabriel Abrantes

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2014 | Winner: Prix UIP Berlin (European Short Film)
European Film Awards
2014 | Nominee: European Short Film

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