Comrades in Arms

  • Portugal
Audio Tracks 

Comrades in Arms shows, in a very personal way, the experience of young men who choose to leave being the life of a civilian to become part of the navy at the Escola de Fuzileiros/Marine School of the Portuguese Navy. We follow what really happens along these boys’ journey through the course that will lead them into becoming a marine.


  • Original title
    Camaradas de armas
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Catarina Henriques
  • Editing
    Catarina Henriques
  • Sound
    Catarina Henriques
  • Duration
    30 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • BEST DOCUMENTARY: Portuguese Cinema Academy-Sophia Students Awards
    • BEST NATIONAL ESSAY: Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português
    • BEST FILM: Prémio Primeiro Olhar nos XXII Encontros de Cinema de Viana do Castelo 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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