A Brief History of Princess X

A supercharged history of sculptor Constantin Brancusi's infamous "Princess X," a futuristic bronze phallus that is actually a bust portrait of Napoleon's equally infamous great grand niece, Marie Bonaparte.

  • Portugal, France, United Kingdom
  • 2016, 7 min
  • Director: Gabriel Abrantes
  • Director of photography: Jorge Quintela
  • Editor: Margarida Lucas
  • Screenplay: Gabriel Abrantes
  • Cast: Joanna Barrios, Francisco Cipriano, Filipe Vargas
  • Art Director: Susana Moura
  • Coproduction: Les Films du Bélier
  • Producer: Gabriel Abrantes
  • Production: Hermaphrodite Films

24.1. 21:15 Praha | Kino Pilotů
26.1. 15:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
27.1. 14:30 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall

Gabriel Abrantes

Gabriel Abrantes

Gabriel Abrantes (b. 1984, USA) studied at The Cooper Union in New York, ENSBA in Paris and at Le Fresnoy in Tourcoing. Gabriel’s activities involve not only movies, but artistic experiments and videoinstallations as well. His artistic oeuvre includes dozens of individual and group exhibitions and more than twenty short movies. His film work was presented at film festivals all over the world and awarded with many prestigious awards. The Artificial Humors was selected for the main competition at Berlin IFF and nominated for European Film Academy Award. His latest project, the feature movie Diamantino (co-directed with Daniel Schmidt), won the Semaine de la Critique prize at Cannes.