• Switzerland
  • France
  • Portugal
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At Uz, an isolated hamlet in the northern mountains of Portugal, four generations live together in a group of around fifty people. When life is rough, solidarity is of the highest order. Everything else is left in God’s hands. They could have emigrated, like so many others, but chose to stay and keep their ancestral way of life, away from the racket of modernity.

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  • Original title
    Volta à Terra
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Laurence Ferreira Barbosa, João Pedro Plácido
  • DOP
    João Pedro Plácido
  • Editing
    Pedro Marques
  • Music
    Nicolas Rabaeus
  • Sound
    Vasco Pimentel, Hugo Leitão, Denis Séchaud
  • Duration
    75 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
    • France
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Doclisboa’14 – Portuguese Competition Longas [Portugal, 2014]
    • Porto post doc [Portugal, 2014]
    • Trento Film Festival [Italy, 2015]: Silver Gentian for best artistic and technical contribution
    • Visions du Réel [Switzerland, 2015]
    • ACID Cannes [France, 2015]
    • BFI London Film Festival [UK, 2015]
    • Mostra de São Paulo [Brazil, 2015]
    • Chicago Film Festival [USA, 2015]
    • Cinéalma [France, 2015]
  • Awards
    • Doclisboa’14 – Portuguese Competition Longas [Portugal, 2014]: Liscont Award and IADE Award for Best Portuguese Film
    • Trento Film Festival [Italy, 2015]: Silver Gentian for best artistic and technical contribution

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