Almofada de Penas
The Feather Pillow

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. When and where ?

Shortly after her honeymoon, Alicia contracts an inexplicable illness, while her husband who bears witness is seemingly indifferent. The disease makes the young woman struggle to distinguish between reality and gruesome hallucinations.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Almofada de Penas

    Directed by: Joseph SPECKER NYS

    Country: Brazil

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 12 min 16 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Joseph SPECKER NYS


    Based on: "A almofada de penas", Horacio Quiroga

    Artistic direction: Joseph Specker Nys

    Script: Joseph Specker Nys

    Storyboard: Thalles Fiala

    Sets: Gabriel Nunes, Marcos Telles, Ana Barroso

    Animation: Pedro Peluso

    Compositing: Moacir Barros

    Music: Júlio Miotto

    Sound: Júlio Miotto, Daniel Becker

When and where ?

This film is part of the programme Short Films Perspectives in Competition 2