Way Back Home

(La vuelta a casa)
Diego Freitas | Drama

2019 | 16 minutes | Brazil

A retiree waits for a visit from family that doesn't happen. His gardener offers him a lift home, but when he gets there, a surprise jogs his memory.


On Easter Sunday, Plínio, a retired carpenter, waits for his family's visit, but they don't show up. Anselmo, the household gardener, offers him a lift home. Along the way, Plínio revisits his memories of the neighborhood where he was born and raised, but when he gets there, a surprise puts his memories in check.


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Florianópolis Audiovisual Mercosul - Best Actor, Best Music Score, Best Film by Popular Jury; Caruaru Film Festival - Best Film by Young Jury, Best Script, Best Cinematography; Comunicurtas–Brazil Showcase - Best Film by Popular Jury, Best Director; Cinefest Votorantim-National Showcase - Best Director; Festcine Brazil - Best Fiction Script, Best Fiction Director; Itabaiana Film Festival - Best Cinematography; Festival Comunicurtas UEPB - Best Film by Popular Jury, Best Director; Cinefestival Vale do Jaguaribe - Best Cinematography; Palmácia Film Festival - Best Actor; Pedra Azul Film Festival - Best Script, Best Actor; Curta Caicó - Best National Film, Best Film by Popular Jury, Best Director, Best Actor

DIRECTOR: Diego Freitas


YEAR: 2019

GENRE: Drama

LANGUAGE: Portuguese

COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School, High School, College, Adult



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