Ursae Minoris

Ursae Minoris

Ursae Minoris
Ursae Minoris

Four mouvements in the life of three transcendental women and one enigma: the spell of fire.

The enigma-shaped sci-fi documentary about the urgent revolutions of the female gaze is created from the potential strangeness of things taken just a bit out of context.

Catarina will be a doctor soon; however, she participates all the years in the parade for Our Lady of the Agony, with her traditional clothes, as well as the other women of her family, in the city of Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The fireworks show ends each night of celebration of the patron saint of fishermen.

Experimenting the limits of risk, managing fear and learning to have confidence in one’s team are the objectives of 50 young people who, for a week 80km from Paris, are trained in models of military training. They want to become stuntmen in the cinema. It is in this context is Ingrid, a young actress and videographer who has just experienced the stunt of the human torch.

“The dream is stronger than the experience”, according to G. Bachelard – The question is how to record stories that do not exist yet? Was everything that existed dreamed of first?

Poetry is called upon to free the borders and tensions between fiction and reality.

Directed by Joana Luz (France)

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