A film by Cristiano Burlan
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, February 24, 2011. Isabel Burlan da Silva, director’s mother, is murdered by her companion. “Elegy of a Crime” concludes the “Trilogy of Mourning”, that approaches the tragic story of the family. In front of impunity, the film immerses in a vertiginous journey to rebuild Isabel’s image and life.
Cristiano Burlan was born in Porto Alegre, in 1975. He is a film and theatre director. In the 1990's he lived in Barcelona, where he directed the experimental cinema group, Super-8. He leaded the drama studies group A Fúria, in São Paulo. He teaches at Academia Internacional de Cinema – AIC and also at Escola Superior de Artes Célia Helena. Most of his filmography has participated in several important festivals, such as Habana Film Festival, Festival de Málaga, É Tudo Verdade, Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo, Festival de Brasília do Cinema Brasileiro, among others. His most recent documentary “Mataram meu irmão” was the main winner at "É Tudo Verdade 2013", getting the Best Film Prize by the critics and by the jury. It also won the "Prêmio Governador do Estado de São Paulo"; and "SESC Melhores Filmes" prizes.
Screenplay: Ana Carolina Marinho, Cristiano Burlan
Cinematographer: Renato Maia, Henrique Zenoni, Cristiano Burlan
Editing: Renato Maia, Cristiano Burlan
Sound: Edson Secco
Executive Producers: Priscila Portella, Bruno Caticha
Producers: Henrique Zanoni, Cristiano Burlan
Production Company: Bela Filmes
Original Title: Elegia de um crime