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In Portugal, a father, a mother and a daughter's daily lives are being subsumed by the effects of the economic crisis. (imdb)
13 European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo and what this city represents in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo incarnates today in Europe. From different generations and origins, these eminent filmmakers offer many singular styles and visions. François Schuiten, famous Belgian comic book artist (Cities of the Fantastic) imagined animated cartoon links in between these films. (imdb)
Vera is a singer in her thirties; she is back in Lisbon for the final performance of her concert tour. The heat and beauty of Lisbon makes one want to be happy. Pablo, the companion she selected from among the many who answered her questionnaire, helps her through the sleepless nights. He has no family, but wishes he had. Vera concerns herself with the mysteries surrounding Pablo's life. Vera is not afraid of the night; she is not afraid of anything. Vera has no ties.
Insolent motorcycle daredevil Jota lives in permanent conflict with everything and everybody in his small town. No room for stillness. And then comes Margarida. Jota has no inside, Margarida has no outside. In spite of, or because of that, they meet.
Sonia, a girl from St Petersburg, decides to seek a better life in western Europe. She first gets a job at a car dealer in Germany. But she is suddenly kidnapped and sold into sexual slavery. She will be dragged from country to country and resistance will only bring her misery and humiliation.
Portrait of Pedro Cabrita Reis, one of the most important artists of the young generation in Portugal. Reis has an important body that fills the screen with power. He creates spaces of huge dimensions where poetry rises. The documentary culminates with his participation in the last Venice Bienal with two gigantic light structures.
Ana lives with her husband and daughter in a small town on the beach. One day, her husband tells her that he will need to get away for a few days. The peace that she hopes will not materialize.
The lives of Pedro, Ricardo and Andreia, three kids in their early teens who have rejected life in juvenile homes or with foster families to take their chances on their own.
The story of a child who faces the emptiness that surrounds the figure of his parents, disappeared in Africa. (imdb)
Maria is a sweet child. She has no father and does not like her mother. She has a boyfriend who is a bandit who would like to change his class. There are two more bandits: a very tall singer and a guy who is a very short and a full of life's experiences. Neither of these two do much thinking, one even less than the other.
Laura Rossellini, a widow from Rome, vacations on the Algarve coast one hot summer. One day while sunbathing, she finds a wounded man named Robert drifting in the surf on a rubber raft. She takes him home, and, after he is revived, learns his story. As they talk, their mutual attraction grows, until a group of armed men suddenly arrives looking for Robert. (imdb)