Portugal
Ary Zara

An Avocado Pit

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ABOUT MOVIE

Larissa, a trans woman, and Cláudio, a cis man, meet one night in the streets of Lisbon. Two people, two realities, who dance their differences away till morning light. In a challenge, in surprise, in awe, and in recognition. An empowering story, free from violence and filled with light and hope for the better days yet to come.

Original title
Um Caroço De Abacate
Country
Portugal
Year
June 2023
Duration
20'
Color / Black&White
Color
Genre
Fiction

DIRECTOR:

Ary Zara

Ary is a transgender person, activist, writer and director. He studied Cinema in Lisbon and Austin and his academic musical short film won several awards. Ary’s debut short film An Avocado Pit premiered in 2022 and was awarded at Clermont-Ferrand, Indie Lisboa, AFI FEST, Brest European SFF and Regard. He was selected as a writer for Torino Film Lab 2023 to develop his first feature film.

TEAM

Director / Screenwriter
Ary Zara
Director / Screenwriter
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Camera
Leandro Ferrão
Editing
Sara Marques
Production design
Carina Gaspar
Cast
Gaya de Medeiros, Ivo Canelas
Producer
Andreia Nunes, Frederico Serra
Production
Take It Easy Films
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