Original Title: O Gotejar da Luz
Mozambique / Portugal, 2002
color 110'   Feature Film - African
 
 

Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. Unfortunately, he will soon have to learn to recognize two distinct realities - the European and the African - which suddenly seem irreconcilable. At fourteen he is confronted with the tragic destruction of his childhood.

Language: Portuguese

Cast
Filipe Carvalho, Alexandra Antunes, Amaral Matos, Marco D'Almeida

Director: Fernando Vendrell

Production Company: Cinemate Produções


Festivals
Berlim Film Festival - Panorama;
Montreal; Haifa; Amiens; Salonika;
Nantes - Festival des Trois Continents;
Manheim Film festival;
Commomwealth Film Festival, Manchester;
Mostra Internacional de Cinema de S. Paulo

Versions: Original Version and Subtitled in English and French

Availability: The World, except the African Continent

 
   
 
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