Vitalina Varela

Vitalina Varela

DVD - 2020 | Portuguese
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A Cape Verdean woman travels to Lisbon to reunite with her husband, after two decades of separation, only to arrive mere days after his funeral. Alone in a strange, forbidding land, she perseveres and begins to establish a new life. Winner of the Golden Leopard for Best Film and Best Actress at the Locarno Film Festival, as well as an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival.
Publisher: [New York] : Grasshopper Film, [2020]
Branch Call Number: DVD VIT WORLD (PORTUGUESE)
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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It’s best to watch Pedro Costa’s latest, an elegiac film that takes place in an old, now-gone Lisbon neighborhood (Fontainhas), in the dark. The better to enjoy the film’s highly sculpted dance with shadow and light, stone and metal. I think Costa is a filmmaker entirely distinct. His aesthetic i... Read More »


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