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Marco Martins, Nuno Lopes – São Jorge #Venezia73

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Actor and director talk about the construction of their film.

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PODCAST | Matt Micucci interviews director Marco Martins and actor Nuno Lopes on their film São Jorge from Venezia 73.

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SÃO JORGE. In 2011 Portugal began the so-called “year of the Troika” (EU, IMF and ECB budget cuts and economic restructuring), with the level of debt among the Portuguese people reaching staggering amounts and a growing number of families and companies unable to repay their installment loans. Jorge is an unemployed boxer on the verge of losing his son and his wife, who has decided to return to Brazil. As a means of paying off his debt and persuading his wife to remain in Portugal, Jorge accepts a job with a debt-collection agency, which will drag him into a world of violence and crime.

  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
  • Guest
    Marco Martins / Nuno Lopes
  • Interviewee role
    Director / actor
  • Film title
    São Jorge
  • Festival section
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