Collision Course / Rota de Colis

Director: Roberval Duarte
Country: Brazil
Year: 1999
Running Time: 12 min.
Language: Portuguese

After a robbery, the paths of a thief, a worker and a street child cross. In the streets of this Third World metropolis, a tragic yet common destiny awaits them.

About the Director

Roberval Duarte

Biography: Roberval Duarte is a Brazilian filmmaker. He graduated with a degree in cinema at the Federal Fluminense University and coordinated the cinema and video department of the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rota de Colisão (Collision Course – 1999) was his debut in filmmaking, for which he was nominated for the Best Film Award in the Molodist International Film Festival. Duarte’s Rota de Colisão was also nominated for The Cinema Brazil Grand Prize for Best Short Film in 2000. He took home the Golden Danzante and the Canal + Award for Rota de Colisão respectively in the Huesca Film Festival and the Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema in 2000.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Collision Course [Rota de Colisão] (2001).

Filmography:
Collision Course [Rota de Colisão] (1999);
Asfixia (2004).