Island of the Spirits (The)

  • L'Île des Esprits | A ilha dos Espíritos
Genre : Action
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2010
Format : Feature
Running time : 63 (in minutes)

A small island, a great history. Long before giving its name to the country, the Mozambique island had a fundamental role in the Indian Ocean during centuries. Anchor point for caravels, meeting point for pirates, it is a melting pot of races. It raises its walls in the middle of the sea. Its winding streets full of life reveal small palaces, churches and white houses. Its' inhabitants are eccentric characters, proud of the island's past history. As we wander through the streets we meet: an historian, a maritime archeologist, a fisherman, the "doorman" of the island, a dancer, many spirits...

Director: Licínio Azevedo
Production Company: Ébano Multimédia

Distributor: MARFILMES


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