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Vitalina Varela / produced by Abel Ribeiro Chaves ; written by Pedro Costa, Vitalina Varela ; directed by Pedro Costa.

Costa, Pedro, (film director,, screenwriter.). Varela, Vitalina, (actor,, screenwriter.). Chaves, Abel Ribeiro, (film producer.). Ventura, (actor.). Grasshopper Film (Firm), (publisher.). Vitalina Varela, Ventura. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD VIT 000156962 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Grasshopper Film, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Special features: Exclusive interview with Pedro Costa at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival; Chantal + Pedro, a short film by JĂșlio Alves (2020, 8 minutes); trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vitalina Varela, Ventura.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Portuguese dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Separation (Law) > Drama.
Cabo Verdeans > Drama.
Lisbon (Portugal) > Drama.
Cabo Verdeans.
Separation (Law)
Portugal > Lisbon.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
DVD-Video discs.
Video, Portuguese.