A production by La Perifèrica Produccions in co-production with IB3 Televisió, with the collaboration of the Mallorca Council and ICIB. With the participation of Cordelia Weedon, Trinidad Morell, Maria José Mulet, Lucía Graves, Xisco Bonnín, Jack Taït.
Portraits from Paradise is the audiovisual account of the existential journey of Tom Weedon, English photographer, tireless traveler, unique observer and authentic “Street photographer”.
From his migration to Australia in the 1920s to try his luck, until his untimely death in Mallorca at the age of 51, Weedon captured with his camera the world he knew. Places such as Egypt, the Middle East, Ceylon or Central Europe were the protagonists of his images and graphic reports.
By chance, in 1956 he was recommended to visit Mallorca and a particular town: Fornalutx. The infatuation with the place was so intense that the Weedon family bought a house in the village where they spent the following summers.
Tom’s frail health led to his untimely death just three years later, but during this period, between 1956 and 1959, his still camera and 16mm film camera. they left us unrepeatable impressions of an island still intact.