The Last PoemView trailer
Brazil, 70 min, HD/DCP, Feature, 2015
Directed and Written by
Helena Maria Balbinot, Janaina Kremer, Rodrigo Fiatt and Ana Júlia Chiodi Alberti
FUMPROARTE, Edital SEDAC-RS Finalização de longa-metragem
Helena Maria Balbinot, a countryside teacher from the south of Brazil, exchanged letters during 24 years with Brazilian modernist poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade. The movie reveals part of these letters. Through scenes of poetry and extreme beauty, this friendship is reinvented in the audience eyes. A meeting between the poems of Drummond and the particular universe of Helena Maria.