Wed 29 Nov

Muddy River

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

Rio Turvo

90 mins

in Portuguese with EN subs

POR | 2006 | dir. Edgar Pêra, with David Almeida, José Ananias, Vítor Correia

Based on the homonymous hypnotic tale by Branquinho da Fonseca, Muddy River recounts the impossible love between an anonymous topographer, who has arrived in a marshland to plan an airport, and the beautiful marsh flower (Teresa Salgueiro, the ethereal voice of Madredeus). This tragic ballad reveals – to the sound of Fado music – parallel narratives of suspicion and conspiracy that unfold to the pace of unconscious forces.

Introduced by producer João Pinto Sousa

See also Skin on 28 Nov


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