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Monsieur Alvares est mort

Directed by Cristina Pinheiro

In Vivo Films (France)
90 minutes / Drama

With the support of :

▸ Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine 
▸ partement de la Charente-Maritime




After the discovery of the Portuguese neighbor’s corpse, who had been dead in his home for the past 15 years, Jeanne learns that her mother suffers from an incurable cancer. At 50, Jeanne has never met her father and instead of facing the truth about him, she investigates the story of the mysterious neighbor.



Cristina Pinheiro was born in France to Portuguese parents. She grew up with this double culture which conditioned her love for the language. 

She began her career as an actress in secondary roles: " Tout pour plaire " (Cécile Telerman, 2005) " Je préfère qu'on reste amis " (Éric Toledano et Olivier Nakache, 2005). In 2013, she directed her 2nd short film: " Liga ", produced by Easy Tiger, with Helena Noguerra and Nanou Garcia. Initiated in the framework of the FEMIS Script Workshop, " Menina " (2017), produced by Mezzanine Films, is her first feature film, released in France by Urban Distribution on December 20, 2017. She is currently developing her second feature film " Monsieur Alvares est mort ".

Filmography :​

Menina - 97’, 2017
Easy Tiger 

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