Scene from the film Maybe Desert Perhaps Universe
Scene from the film Maybe Desert Perhaps Universe
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Maybe Desert Perhaps Universe

  • Portugal
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The Forensic Psychiatric Hospital is a medium-security level, closed structure, with a rehabilitation component. The service provided includes psychiatric, psychological, medical, therapeutic and social care. The 32 men who inhabit the unit were considered exempt from punishment by the court. They feel time going by. Slowly. The film settles in this individual time.


  • Original title
    Talvez Deserto Talvez Universo
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Miguel Seabra Lopes
  • Editing
    Karen Akerman
  • Sound
    Miguel Seabra Lopes
  • Duration
    99 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Doclisboa'15
    • Extensão Doclisboa Macau'16
    • Extensão Doclisboa Castro Verde'16
    • Extensão Doclisboa Horta'16
    • Festival Cinematográfico Internacional do Uruguay'16
    • Visions Du Réel'16
    • Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba IFF'16
    • Há Filmes Na Baixa'16
    • Encontros de Cinema do Viana do Castelo'16
    • Pirenópolis Doc'16
    • Ethnographic Film Festival of Recife '16
    • Festival do Rio'16
    • FestiFreak'16
    • Doclisboa '16 - Doc Alliance
    • Panorama Coisa de Cinema '16 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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