Merry Christmas, Mr. Monster
SYNOPSIS: Inside an abandoned mall, a little girl walks through the empty corridors. On Christmas night, she finds a man dressed up as Santa wandering around. He has a map in his hands and he’s looking for something, but what is hiding in the dark corners of the deserted building?
PROFILE: André Rodrigues was born in 1995 in Tábua. He studied Cinema with a specialization in directing and editing at the Beira Interior University. Some of his works have been awarded in film festivals, including Rememoração and Ligação Vermelha.
João Pais da Silva was born in 1989 in Faro, Portugal. During his academic career at Beira Interior University he has made numerous short films and video clips, some of which have been selected and awarded in film festivals, including Criados na Serra and Ligação Vermelha.