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Vitalina Varela / a film by Pedro Costa.

Costa, Pedro, (screenwriter, film director.). Varela, Vitalin, (actor.). Ventura, (actor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library DVD FIC VIT 31254003675408 New DVDs - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318286800 : DVD
  • ISBN: 6318286802 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Grasshopper films, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: interview with Pedro Costa at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (41 minutes); Chantal + Pedro, a short film by Julio Alves (2020, 8 minutes) ; Theatrical trailer ; Booklet featuring an essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vitalina Varela, Ventura.
Summary, etc.:
A Cape Verdean woman travels to Lisbon to reunite with her husband, after two decades of separation, only to arrive mere days after his funeral. Alone in a strange, forbidding land, she perseveres and begins to establish a new life. Winner of the Golden Leopard for Best Film and Best Actress at the Locarno Film Festival, as well as an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Laser optical DVD.
Language Note:
Portuguese audio ; English subtitles.
Subject: Separation (Law) > Drama.
Cabo Verdeans > Drama.
Portuguese language films.
Lisbon (Portugal) > Drama.

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