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You mess up things big time. The world collapses inside your head. And there are only two smart things to do. The first one is suicide, of course. The second one is the pinball arcade.


Production country: 
Running time (In minutes): 
Fantasy / Science Fiction
Short films
Student film: 
Production year: 
August, 2010
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Ruy Veridiano (1975) is a scriptwriter and director.
After earning a law degree at Universidade de São Paulo and completing a course in Copywriting at the Creation School of ESPM and a Postgraduation at IBMEC, he studied cinema at Academia Internacional de Cinema.

“Pinball” is his first film.

Since 2007 he has been participating in the Contemporary Dramaturgy Workshops of Cia. Club Noir, under the coordination of Roberto Alvim.

He is currently developing the project for his feature film script “Idéia Fixa” that won the Script Award of the Special Jury of the Paulínia Film Festival.

Film director: 
Ruy Veridiano
Ruy Veridiano, Andre Gevaerd, Silvia Cruz
Ruy Veridiano
Daniel Grinspum
Film photographer: 
Alziro Barbosa
Luis Adelmo
Sofia Gubaidulina
Art Director: 
Pedro Di Pietro
Julieta Bacchin, Daniela Cortez
Pedro Di Pietro
Cast 1: 
Rodrigo Pavon
Cast 2: 
Juliana Galdino
Cast 3: 
Joca Andreazza
Cast 4: 
Igor de Godeoi
Film synopsis: 
A teenager dabbles in witchcraft, which doesn’t work out, escapes from the cemetery and meets Death in a dark pinball arcade. Amidst pinball records and metaphysical dialogs, he tries to cheat Death and negotiate for another chance.
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $10 000
Actual Budget: 
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
35 mm
Format Ratio: 
Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
Number of reels: 
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Festival selections: 

38th Gramado Int. Film Festival, 34th SaoPaulo Int. Film Festival, 17th Cuiaba Film Festival, 4th Itu Int. Film Festival, 13th Montevideo Winter Film Festival, 2nd Rondonopolis Film Festival, 5th Cabo Frio Short Film Festival, 2nd Curtamazonia - Amazon Short Film Festival, Sao Paulo Subway Shorts, 6th Atlanta Horror Film Festival, 6th Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival, 3rd Maelstrom Int. Fantastic Film Festival, 5th Arizona Underground Film Festival, New Orleans Horror Film Festival, 3rd Bram Stoker Horror Film Festival, 2nd CHORTS - Caracas Int. Short Film Festival, 6h Fesaalp - La Plata Latin America Film Festival, 17th Cinesul - Festival Ibero-Americano de Cinema e Vídeo - Fantastic Films Section

Awards received: 
Best Film, Best Director, Best Fiction @ Curtamazonia Short Film Festival
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Sales/distribution name: 
Ruy Veridiano
Rua Jerico 227 cj 251 05435040 Sao Paulo - SP
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