Gisela is a committed student of Fine Arts in Lisbon. She nurtures enormous respect and admiration for her painting teacher, Mestre Ávila, an internationally renowned artist.
One day Gisela and her boyfriend visit Ávila’s atelier in Sintra. Then the couple faces embarrassing proposals from the teacher. After the fright and astonishment, Gisela and Januário talk about the unusual proposals of Avila; afterward, they went to meet the teacher and told him about the difficult decision they have taken…
Will the love between Gisela and Januário survive so much mishap in the house and atelier of Master Ávila???
“When I read the story ‘The Teacher’, from the writer Joaquim Bispo, I considered that it was, at the same time, fun and serious: it is a story in which 3 people transmit clearly their emotions and thoughts in the context of a stable romantic relationship between a couple, and an unforeseen physical attraction towards the feminine element, by a third person”, explains director Margarida Moreira.
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