Ordinary Time

Susana Nobre

Fiction / HD / 64' / 2018

In an apartment in Lisbon, Marta takes care of her newborn daughter while convalescing from childbirth. In these first days they receive visits from family and friends. As they get involved in the intimacy of her home they start narrating stories about marriage, childbirth, first jobs, expectations and plans for the future. In several sequences we see in Ordinary Time the unfolding of life cycle through several voices – creating fragments that mingle with the moment that Marta is living. Alongside, conjugal life and the home routines that set in will be the barometer of Marta’s inner evolution.

With Marta Lança, Clara Castanheira, Pedro Castanheira Assistant Director André Silva Santos Production Manager Joana Bravo Cinematography Paulo Menezes Production Design Cypress Cook, Susana Moura, Susana Nobre Sound Ricardo Leal Editing João Rosas Sound Editing Miguel Martins Sound Mix Xavier Thieulin Colorist Paulo Américo


CO-PRODUCTION Cinéma Defacto


International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR, Netherlands '18
Festibérico, Netherlands '18
Indielisboa, Portugal '18
36th International Film Festival of Uruguay, Uruguay '18
Festival do Rio - Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brazil '18
ARKIPEL - Jakarta Int’l. Documentary and Experimental Film Festival’18
13th Encounter Films Femmes Méditerranée, France'18
BH International Film Festival, Brazil’18
BFI London Film Festival, UK’18
16th Intl’. Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries Pacific Meridian in Vladivostok, Russia'18
Cámara Lúcida - Encuentros Cinematográficos, Equador’18
RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival, Italy’18
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal'18
56th Gijón International Film Festival, Spain '18
Festival Internazionale di Cinema e Donne, Italy ’18
ATALAIA Artes Performativas, Portugal'19
Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh'20
Portuguese Film Festival at Cinematheque Seoul Art Cinema, South Coreia'20
Mostra de cinema social de Loulé, Portugal'21