Scene from the film Snack-Bar Aquário
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Snack-Bar Aquário

  • Switzerland
  • Portugal
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Doclisboa 2010 - CGD Award for First Documentary of the Portuguese Competition

Portrait of a Portuguese bar whose boundary is a road in a little village. Through a succession of everyday scenes, a community appears, which is unified by the fact that there they feel “at home”. Its protagonists eat, drink, discuss, watch tv... they all spend time there, waiting for something.


  • Original title
    Snack-Bar Aquário
  • Direction
  • DOP
    José Coelho, Raphaël Frauenfelder
  • Editing
    Telmo Churro, Sérgio da Costa
  • Sound
    Adrien Kessler, Maya Kosa, Gregory Pache, Elsa Ventura
  • Duration
    38 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
      • Haute École d'Art et de Design – Genève
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