Diários de Otsoga

Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes

Direccions Portugal, France 102 min Catalan Premiere Fiction


Crista, Carloto and João are building an airy greenhouse for butterflies in the garden. The three of them share household routines, day after day… And they are not the only ones.


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Miguel Gomes

He graduated from the Lisbon Film and Theatre School and worked as film critic. Gomes directed several short films presented and awarded in international film festivals and his first feature film The Face You Deserve (2004) was released in Portugal and France. His next feature films, Our Beloved Month of August (Cannes’ Director’s Fortnight 2008), Tabu (Berlinale Official Competition 2012: Alfred Bauer and FIPRESCI awards) and Arabian Nights (a film in three parts, Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight, 2015) confirm his international success and projection.

Filmography: Diários de Otsoga (codirected, 2021, D'A 2022), Las mil y una noches: Vol.1. El inquieto (2015), Las mil y una noches: Vol.2. El desolado (2015), Las mil y una noches: Vol.3. El embelesado (2015), Redemption (curt, 2013, D'A 2014), Tabú (2012), Aquele Querido Mês de Agosto (2008), Cântico das Criaturas (short, 2006), A Cara que Mereces (short, 2004), Kalkitos (short, 2002), Trinta e Um (short, 2002), Inventário de Natal (short, 2000), Entretanto (short, 1999)

Miguel Gomes

Maureen Fazendeiro

She studied literature, art and cinema at Denis Diderot University in Paris. Her films have been selected at international film festivals such as FID Marseille, Toronto, Mar del Plata, Viennale, Valdivia, DocLisboa, Vila do Conde, Torino, Gijon… and have been screened at cinematheques, museums and art fairs (MoMa, Biennale di Veneza, Aichi Triennale, FIAC Paris…). She collaborates as scriptwriter on Miguel Gomes next projects.

Filmography: Diários de Otsoga (codirected, 2021, D'A 2022), Sol Negro (short, 2019), Motu Maeva (short, 2014)

Maureen Fazendeiro

Film information

Original Title: The Tsugua Diaries
Director: Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes
Script: Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
Contact: Vitrine Filmes
With: Crista Alfaiatea, Carloto Cotta, João Nunes Monteiro
Country: Portugal, France
Year: 2021
Format: DCP
Length: 102 min
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2022


Diários de Otsoga