SAINT GEORGE

SÃO JORGE

By Marco MARTINS

FLIXKO - as PROMO

Drama - Completed 2016

Drowning in debt, unemployed boxer Jorge must reluctantly accept a job with a collection agency which drags him into a world of violence and crime.

Festivals
& Awards

Ventana Sur 2016
European Cinema
Venice - Biennale 2016
Orrizonti - Best Actor
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • PORTUGAL, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 112 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marco MARTINS
    • Writer(s)
    • Marco MARTINS, Ricardo ADOLFO
    • Producer(s)
    • Maria JOÃO MAYER (FILMES DO TEJO II)
    • Synopsis
    • Drowning in debt, unemployed boxer Jorge is on the verge of losing his young son and his Brazilian wife. He is one of shocking amounts of Portuguese families and companies unable to repay their loans in the time of European troika bailout measures. Jorge needs to pay off his debts and convince his unhappy wife to not leave Portugal to make a living. Due to his intimidating physique, Jorge must reluctantly accept a job with a collection agency which drags him into a world of violence and crime.
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