Paulo Carneiro
Portugal, Switzerland, Uruguay | 2022 | 72 min
World premiere
Languages : Portuguese, French
Subtitles : English, French

A car aficionado, filmmaker Paulo Carneiro travels 2 000 kilometres to meet car enthusiasts of the Portuguese community in exile. In a pop and urban universe, Périphérique Nord explores this shared passion and the freedom it provides for these exiled persons who seem to finally find (once again) a territory of their own.

A car aficionado, film director Paulo Carneiro travels 2 000 kilometres to meet car enthusiasts of the Portuguese community in exile. All kinds of unusual garages and car parks open up to him through the prism of this shared passion, bringing together those for whom having a car means much more than just a means of transport. Genuine stories of love and friendship accompany the exiled men and women, who seem to find once more a territory of their own through these cars. The car thus becomes a way of tackling questions of identity and community. Paulo Carneiro directs his film from the inside, becoming one of the main characters, simultaneously protagonist and director. Through pop and urban aesthetics, magnifying and at times personifying these unique cars, the filmmaker puts himself on the line in an atypical first feature-length film that paves the way for a career going from zero to 60, in the company of his camera and his Toyota Celica!

Alice Riva

Périphérique Nord, 2022
Bostofrio, 2018

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Screenplay
Paulo Carneiro
Photography
Laura Morales
Sound
Ricardo LealJoana Niza Braga
Editing
Paulo CarneiroLuciano SchererAndré V. AlmeidaAlex Piperno
Music
Diego PlaceresHeatlh&SafetyConan OsírisX-Tense
Production
Paulo CarneiroBam Bam CinemaPedro CanavilhasVento ForteDelphine JeanneretHEAD GenèveAlex PipernoLa Pobladora Cine
Sales contact
Miguel ValverdePortugal Film - Portuguese Film Agencypf@portugalfilm.org+351213466172

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