Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt’s ‘Palácios de Pena’ Experimenta blog, London Film Festival 2011

From the outset, Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s Palácios de Pena establishes for itself a sense of veiled purpose, effecting a curious disjuncture in both narrative and form. Sumptuously, meticulously photographed; cinematic; yet curiously at odds with its conventional mantle, it dances between feature film and long-form artist’s work, never quite allowing itself to be [...]