2017• Drama •01h37
The story revolves around Luisa Palmeira, born in France from Portuguese immigrants. In 1979, Luisa is eight years old. Almost a grown-up in the eyes of her illiterate mother, she remains just a little girl to her hard-drinking father. One day, he trusts her with a heavy secret: he suffers from a serious illness. But she refuses to believe him and thinks instead that he is hiding something else from her…
=> Portuguese original version, with optional English and French subtitles.
Director: Cristina Pinheiro
Casting: Naomi Biton, Nuno Lopes, Beatriz Batarda
Languages: French, Portuguese
Release date: 20/12/2017
Bonus on the DVD: The cut scenes from the film, the backstage of the shooting and the trailer.
Rome 2017 - Alice Nella Città Competition, Sao Paulo 2017 - New Filmmakers Competition, Kerala IFF 2017 - World Cinema Section, Göteborg IFF 2018 Competition - Best First Film Award
« The poetic and profound chronicle of a childhood between two cultures » - Télérama