Golden Earth Film Award's Best Director winner of January 2019 Edition

Best Director

Anima Sola Directed by Roberto Jabor

Poster of the Film

a Story about Based on the myth of the Saint Anima Sola. A young group buy a house in the city of Rio de Janeiro. They are haunted by Gestas, the unrepentant thief, who was crucified with Christ. Gestas seeks salvation through the soul of Anima Sola reincarnated in a young girl who just moved to the house. The house is haunted by spirits trapped there since before its construction. These spirits wandering along to new residents and intercede with them.


About the Director: Roberto Jabor

Roberto started out with his first Horror Short Film "Herdeiros do Solar the Usher" (1988), based on Edgar Allan Poe's novel "Fall of the House of Usher", is part of the book "80's The Gold Decade Of The Horror Movie" 2011, written by Matteo Tortora. He directed two successful TV Series for Globo TV in Brazil, and became Artistic Director for the Cisneros TV Group in Miami. He's received many awards for his filmmaking both in Brazil and abroad. Roberto takes much of his inspiration from fantastic and classic horror narratives. His short films bring to mind Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, André Gide. He specializes in using every facet of film production -- from lighting to art direction and soundtrack -- to create a signature dark style far from the mainstream. His work has been compared to John Waters, Paul Morrissey and Pedro Almodovar. He's developed several co-productions for the US in English language. The Movie "RGB", Official Selection at the 2005 New York Independent Film Festival, was a collaboration with directors in Brazil, Thailand and Croatia produced by Unique Entertainment. Director of "The Meeting" an English-spoken short film, a co-production Brazil/US. Official Selection at Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2010, LA; 10th DeadCenter Film Festival 2010, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma."Noturno" 2011, Director, Producer. Jabor's last Feature Film "Anima Sola" (director/producer/screenwriter) has been awarded and officially selected for many festivals in the US, Canada and Europe. Roberto Jabor is currently in pre-production of “House of Santeria” to be shot in 2020, South California, written and produced by Beau Yotty, directed and produced by Roberto Jabor, starring Beau Yotty and Thomas Shores.




Trailer of the film




Behind the scenes of the film



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