Fabiana Serpa 


Therese
ZHdK - ParanoidBR
Shortfilm







Synopsis

It is 1888 and Princess Therese of Bavarian, daughter of the ruling PrinceRegent Luitpold of Bavaria, undertakes a four month long expedition to Brazil,to collect plants, animals and insects for her studies. She travels undercover andis accompanied by General Maximilian Freiherr Von Speidel and Baroness Franziska Von Lerchenfeld. They are on the last leg of their journey to Rio deJaneiro, where there are expected to arrive within 2 days, for a meeting with the Emperor Dom Pedro the second. But when the scheduled train does not arrive,they hire a local guide, José Augusto to bring them through the jungle back totheir ship, when they face dangerous wild animals, heavy tropical rain and anunexpected sickness, which leads to sudden change of plans.