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A Letter

Film Essay


Video available under request

Months after her grandmother passed away, Amanda, still a teenager at the time, records banal things from her grandfather's routine. A family lunch, the washing machine working, the backyard and its rose bushes, and grandfather's traditional cake. The voice of Amanda's mother and father can also be heard in the background.


Digital | 4:3 | Color | Brazil

Sound: Portuguese

Duration: 4'16"


A Letter (Film Essay) by Amanda Gatti

Recordings and Editing: Amanda Gatti

The images were recorded in 2014, but it was only in 2015 that they became “A Letter” . The film was created in the second term of Audiovisual Production BA at PUCRS, Brazil.

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