After her daughter's death, Rita returns to her childhood's African country to investigate the death of Yvone Kane, a former political activist and guerrilla fighter. There, she becomes embroiled in a journey into the atmospheric longing of a lost paradise. Rita discovers a country where progress is build above the ruins of a violent past, while meets her mother (Sara), still living in the old familiar house.
Dir: Margrida Cardoso
Portugal / Mozambique / Brazil, 2014
Country: Portugal, Mozambique, Brazil
Length: 1h 57'
Producer: Luciana Boal-Marinho, François D'Artemare, Maria Joao Mayer
Script: Margarida Cardoso
DoP: Joao Ribeiro
Cast: Beatriz Batarda, Irene Ravache, Samuel Malumbe, Gonçalo Waddington
Production: Filmes do Tejo, MPC Filmes
Awards and festivals: Rio de Janeiro