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- Vera Egito comes to the Critic's Week section this year presenting not one, but two short films. This and the Director's Fortnight section are obvious stepping stones for the next generations of filmmakers - this Brazilian filmmaker like the others before her benefit from the exposure and you could tell that Egito was very humble in being there for opening night and knowing full well she cap the section off down the road. She was a was an assistant director in the feature film Drained, directed by Heitor Dhalia (whom she thanks in the credits of her short). Dhalia is also coming to Cannes with his Ucr feature Adrift (which I'll be seeing late next week). I liked her short film, which treats two subject matter in one: a double dose of pain both personal and national. Aesthetically, Egito might have a style of her own: I felt like »

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