Turdus Merula Linnaeus, 1758
João Pedro Rodrigues
Documentary : 13' / Ecosex

From the 7th to the 25th April 2020, 18 days of confinement during which a male blackbird takes care and guarantees the safety of its newborns, until they release the nest.


Saison France
April 28 | 21h30 | Cinémathèque de Nice
April 30 | 14h00 | Cinémathèque de Nice

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Year: 2020

Country: Portugal

Language: portuguese, french

Subtitles: french

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João Pedro Rodrigues


João Pedro Rodrigues started by studying Biology with the aim of becoming an ornithologist, before dedicating himself to Film Studies at Escola Superior de Cinema de Lisboa, where he graduated. His work is dedicated to the exploration of human desire, in all its aspects and forms, reflecting the diversity of cinema history, from classic fiction to documentary and experimental. His films have been screened and awarded at major international festivals, including Cannes, Venice, Locarno, and Berlin.


Photo: Diego Sánchez



2017 - Où en êtes-vous, João Pedro Rodrigues? (Short Documentary)

2016 - O Ornitólogo (Feature Film)

2012 - O Corpo de Afonso (Short Film)

2012 - A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (Feature Film)

2011 - Alvorada Vermelha (Short Documentary)

2009 - Morrer Como Um Homem (Feature Film)

2007 - China, China (Short Film)

2005 - Odete (Feature Film)

2000 - O Fantasma (Feature Film)

1997 - Parabéns! (Short Film)

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