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Celeste
Short Film
2012

Directed by Jose Maria Norton
Produced by Gillian Appleby, Joao Francisco, Manuel Moniz, José Maria Norton, Mercedes Wilhelm

Production Design by Olivia Peebles

Starring Dinarte de Freitas, Joana Pais de Brito, Mariana Norton

Set in the Portuguese community of Newark, New Jersey in the 80s, this is the story of Celeste, a dreamer and a devout catholic who struggles with her own guilt. She may look normal on the outside, but she has a special gift that lets her see things other people can't.