Synopsis by Mark Deming
In this short romantic drama from filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho, it's a Friday night and a twenty-something man goes to a party with some friends, stops at a bar, and decided to head home. Stopping at a gas station, he picks up his cell phone and decides to give his girlfriend a call. However, while its late Friday in Brazil, his girlfriend is visiting the Ukraine, where it's a bright and busy Saturday morning, and we eavesdrop on their off-balance conversation on two different continents. Noite de sexta manhã de sábado (aka Friday Night, Saturday Morning) was screened in competition at the 2007 Rotterdam International Film Festival.