Based on the play by Tiago Rodrigues, "Sadness and Joy in the Life of Giraffes" follows the adventure of a 10-year-old girl and her a teddy bear with suicidal tendencies named Judy Garland, across the city of Lisbon in search of the only person who can help her: the prime minister. It is a fantasy journey through the voice of a child who undertakes the encyclopedic task of trying to explain the world.
A FILM BY Tiago Guedes
WITH Maria Abreu, Tónan Quito, Miguel Borges, Miguel Guilherme, Romeu Runa, Gonçalo Waddington, Jorge Andrade, Tiago Rodrigues
PRODUCTION Take It Easy
- Premiere at Guadalajara International Film Festival 2019 - International Competition
- Premiere at Indie Lisboa International Film Festival 2019 - National Competition
- Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo 2019