A DAY FOR SUSANA

UM DIA PARA SUSANA

Giovanna Giovanini & Rodrigo Boecker • Brazil • 2018 • 85 min.

Giovanna Giovanini & Rodrigo Boecker
Brazil • 2018 • 85 min.

SYNOPSIS

Susana is an athlete and mother of three, diagnosed in 2005 with Multiple System Atrophy, a low life expectancy degenerative disease. Facing an uncertain future, Susana finds herself in a difficult dilemma between resuming broken relationships with her children and mother or pursuing a feat unique to the sport.
“A Day for Susana” portrays the lonely journey of a woman who, living extremity, has to decide between her individual freedom and family in the midst of a race for survival.

GRANTS & LABS

Miradas Doc Market. Spain (2014)
Latin American Fund, Tribeca Film Institute. U.S (2015)
DocsMX. Mexico (2015)
DocSP Lab. Brazil (2015)

AWARDS

Special Mention
This Human World, Int’l Human Rights Film Festival. Austria (2018)

SELECTIONS

Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo. Brazil (2018)
Havana Film Festival. Cuba (2018)
Atlanta Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Gdańsk DocFilm Festival. Poland (2019)
MICGénero. Mexico (2019)
Bannabáfest, Human Rights International Film Festival. Panama (2019)

TRAILER

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CREDITS

SCREENWRITERS
Giovanna Giovanini
María Vera

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Giovanna Giovanini

DIRECTOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Rodrigo Boecker

SOUND DESIGN
Rodrigo Boecker

ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Nastasha Kowalski

EDITING
Giovanna Giovanini

CONSULTANT EDITORS
Andrea Chignoli
Erez Laufer
Felipe Lacerda
Ikka Vehkalahti

SOUND MIX
Cory Rizos

COLOR GRADING
Gustavo Nasr

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Alina Sarli

FESTIVALS & SALES
María Vera (Kino Rebelde)

PRODUCED BY
ClubSoda Films