Human Nature
Natureza HumanaNatureza Humana
Portugal, Germany / Fiction / 16mm / 25'

In an apartment in a city under curfew, a day expands from early Spring to late Summer. A couple’s longing to start a family is shaken by a pervasive feeling of uncertainty.

Featuring: João Vicente, Crista Alfaiate

Maria Marques, Marco Paiva, Mafalda Jara, Lucas Branco Lima


Directed by: Mónica Lima

Written by: Gonçalo Branco, Mónica Lima

Director of Photography: Faraz Fesharaki

Editing: Francisco Moreira

Art Direction: Cláudia Lopes Costa

Assistant Director: Duarte Coimbra, Ana Mariz

Gaffer: Moritz Friese

Music: Gonçalo Sousa

Sound and Sound Design: Paulo Lima

Sound Mix: Alex Leser

Grading: Marco Amaral

Production Manager: Frederico Mesquita

Production Coordinator: Joana Vaz da Silva

Executive Producer DFFB: Andreas Louis

Producers: Filipa Reis, Luise Hauschild

Co-producer: Mariam Shatberashvili


Produced by:
Uma Pedra no Sapato

Co-produced by: New Matter Films, German Film and Television Academy Berlin

Funded by: ICA – Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, Fundação GDA

Promotion and International Sales: Agência - Portuguese Short Film Agency

Distribution (Portugal): Uma Pedra no Sapato

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Design: Ilhas Studio

Festivals and Awards

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Ammodo Tiger Short Competition (NL 01.2023)

Ammodo Tiger Short Competition Award


REGARD - Saguenay International Short Film Festival

Official Competition (CA 03.2023)

Grand Prize


New Directors/New Films

(US 03.2023)


Achtung Berlin Filmfestival

Short Film Competition (DE 04.2023)

Best Short Film


Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International

International Short Film Program (DE 04.2023)


Golden Harvest Film Festival

Golden Choice of the Year (TW 05.2023)


Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara

Iberoamerican Short Film Section (MX 06.2023)


Vienna Shorts

Current Comments (AT 06.2023)


Tabor Film Festival

International Competition (HR 07.2023)


Curtas Vila do Conde

National Competition, International Competition (PT 07.2023)

Best Portuguese Film

Audience Award of the National Competition


Lago Film Fest - International Festival of Independent Cinema

International Competition “Humans after all” (IT 07.2023)


Melbourne International Film Festival

International Shorts (AU 08.2023)


DRIM Short Film Festival

International Competition (MK 08.2023)


Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec

La beauté du quotidien (CA 09.2023)


Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy

Family Ties (FI 09.2023)


CineEco – Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental da Serra da Estrela

Competição de Curtas-Metragens em Língua Portuguesa (PT 10.2023)

Youth Award for Best Portuguese Language Short Film


Film Fest Ghent

International Short Film Competition (BE 10.2023)


El Gouna Film Festival

Short Film Competition (EG 10.2023)


Message to Man International Film Festival

International Competition (RU 10.2023)


Cinemed – Montpellier International Mediterranean Film Festival

Short Film Panorama (FR 10.2023)


Caminhos do Cinema Português
Selecção Caminhos (PT 11.2023)

KFFK / Kurzfilmfestival Köln
German Competition (DE 11.2023)

İzmir International Short Film Festival
International Competition (TR 11.2023)

BISFF - The Beijing International Short Film Festival
International Competition (CN 12.2023)

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