A Falta Que Me Faz
// 2009 / 85 min
In the Espinhaço Mountains one winter, a group of small-town Brazilian girls are experiencing the end of their youth. Impossible romances leave marks on their bodies and the surrounding landscape. Each of the friends finds her own particular way to overcome the loneliness and to live within a tangle of uncertainty.
// 2008 / 80 min
After thirty years living in Angola, the Portuguese ethnologist Acácio Vieira, along with his wife Conceição, moves to Brazil bringing with him an extensive archive of the life of people of Angola and Portuguese colonizers. Weaving memories, images and personal stories, the film embarks on an affectionate journey of the couple’s past, while reconstructing a link of the three countries in which they lived.
// 2005 / 73 min
Brazilian outback, cowboys preserve their age-old customs, communicating with their cattle in a form of plaintive singing known as Aboio. The chant resounds an improvised, ancient form that is an entrance to the life and the imaginary of the ancient Brazilian cattle drivers.
Outros trabalhosOther works
// 2011/ installation
Choreographic installation by dancer Thembi Rosa. The work consists of a piece in which the interaction of the dancers and the public results in adding and modifying the pre-recorded images.
//2011 / TV series
On the Move portraits the life and paths that some people take to get to school. Each story takes place in a different part of Brazil. The series is co-produced by Maquina and SESCTV, and coordinated by Heloísa Passos. The complete program has 13 episodes, 4 of which were directed by Marília Rocha.
//2007 / short film
A train goes through a mountain rage, while a voice narrates an encounter which happened on another time. This episode is part of the feature Dead End, in which eight directors shot short-films from one common element: the train.