Tio Rui (Uncle Rui), 2011

Short Documentary

Uncle Rui has to go back. After 72 hours in freedom, the film follows him in his last moments before he gets back. A personal portrait of the director about his uncle, all the family that surrounds him and the concept of time.

Directed, filmed and edited: Mário Macedo
Sound Post-Production: Kristoffer Endresen
Music: Christian Bengtson

With Rui Macedo, Maria Macedo, Alexandre Macedo, Maria Rosália Rodrigues and Celeste Pinho

Festivals: DocLisboa 2011, Panorama 2012, États Generaux du Documentaire 2012, Walk and Talk 2012 and FFFilm Fest 2013. Featured in New Visions of Portuguese Filmmakers at Cinemateca Portuguesa 2017.

Watch the full film here.