Many cities or countries have a distinct malaise. They are places that could be Portugal, so sunk in a painful longing of the past, and where each tension of the present is only the tip of an iceberg that is explained in successive retreats that can go straight until origin of the species, at least.

This feeling common to many latitudes is often presented as a diagnosis, a denial of a painful present as opposed to the desire to return to a glorious past.

FICTION / MiniDV / 23'

[directed by Jorge Jácome]

Berlin International Film Festival '19
Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival '19
Hong Kong International Film Festival '19
New Directors New Films '19
Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen - Best European Short Art Film '19
IndieLisboa - Best International Short Film Award '19
Hamburg International Short Film Festival - Best Film Award '19
Sheffield DocFest '19
Edinburgh International Film Festival '19