A woman arrives at an old, abandoned silo and gets into an obsessive relationship with a scarecrow. Winner of MOTELx Award - Best Portuguese Horror Short Film 2009 chosen by the jury composed of António Macedo, Tiago Guedes, and Yves Montmayeur.
Patrick Mendes was born in Rhône, France, in 1981, and came to Sintra, Portugal, when he was 5 years old. He majored in Antropology, and, later, in film editing and directing, having worked with Pedro Costa, João Canijo, Miguel Gomes, Werner Schroeter, and Eugène Green.
Director and co-producer:
- «Síndrome de Stendhal» (2008) (co-produced with JumpCut)
- «Zuflucht» (2008) – under the alias Rainer Shlurps, a fake German artist - (vídeo). Co-produced with DaltonicBrothers.
Producer, screenwriter and director:
- «Sangue Frio» (2009)
- «Synchrotron» (2009)
- «Homenagem a quem não tem onde cair morto» (2011)