World soundtrack awards
Film Fest Gent - O fantasma
Archived: O fantasma - O fantasma (2000)

director: Joäo pedro Rodrigues

With: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcazo, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira, a.o.


Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid interest in him, so instead Sergio roams the city with the trash company's pet dog. Eventually Sergio becomes fascinated with a sleek motorcycle, and then also its owner, João - a young man totally indifferent to Sergio. The frustrated trash collector's surfacing sexual desires unleash his darkest impulses, sending him down a dangerous path of violence, depravity and degradation.


director: Joäo pedro Rodrigues
producer: Amândio Coroado

production company: Rosa Filmes

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country: Portugal
year: 2000


JOÃO PEDRO RODRIGUES (1966): O Pastor (Short - 1988), Happy Birthday! (Short - 1997), Esta É a Minha Casa (1997), Viagem à Expo (1998), O Fantasma (2000), Two Drifters (2005), China China (Short - 2007), To Die Like a Man (2009), Red Dawn (Short - 2011), Morning of Saint Anthony's Day (Short - 2012), The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012), The King's Body (Short - 2012), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), Mahjong (Short - 2013), IEC Long (Short - 2015), The Ornithologist (2016).

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2016:The Ornithologist
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