Scene from the film Wolfram, Wolf's Saliva
Scene from the film Wolfram, Wolf's Saliva
Scene from the film Wolfram, Wolf's Saliva
Scene from the film Wolfram, Wolf's Saliva
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Wolfram, Wolf's Saliva

  • Portugal

The darkness of the mine, invaded by the miners light, by the noisily machines and the permanent and intense smell of ore in the air, lead us to an environment in which time and space become confused. A documentary film on Minas da Panasqueira between 2008/09. A reality captured by an eye-observer which not interfere, but follows the compost that grows from the earth and is decomposed by man-machine.The narrative is created within the process of ore extraction and appears as an approach to the organical materia in constant mutation.


  • Original title
    Wolfram, a Saliva do Lobo
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Joana Torgal, Rodolfo Pimenta
  • DOP
    Joana Torgal, Rodolfo Pimenta
  • Editing
    Rodolfo Pimenta
  • Sound
    Rodolfo Pimenta
  • Duration
    55 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • DocLisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema
    • Panorama - Mostra do Documentário Português
    • Avanca Film Festival
    • Encontros Cinematográficos
    • Prespectivas do Cinema Português 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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