The Women's International Film & Television Shorts Showcase (TheWIFTSS) Best Short: Maria Ninguem A nostalgic and whimsical coming of age story in Rio De Janeiro, 1964, about an eleven year old boy’s
awakening when he falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious woman who is actually Brigitte Bardot.
Note from the Director It’s very hard to realize movies in Brazil...we hope that our country obtains success to realize arts…Cinema, Theater, Music…because the education is very scarce and the cinema is really necessary here
Búzios, Rio De Janeiro,1964…the French actress Brigitte Bardot wanted to escape from own fame…she was the most known actress in the world…she was 29 years old,
with one son and her boyfriend Bob Zagury…they travelled to brazil( he knew
Brazil very well) …the wonderful beach buzios was the destiny …the short film
shows that private moment when BB knew fishermen and made friens with her fiance…a boy
Sandro (fiction) is the boy son of fisherman Antonio…he is eleven years old and
awakes the first love…but he didn’t know who she is…a beautiful and mystery woman…BB learned
Portuguese and sings ‘Maria Ninguém’ Bossa Nova song. She recorded this song composed by
Carlos Lyra…the short is inspired in Italian neorealism with not actors mixed with professional actors.