About

After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past.

7.1
16
Directed by

Pedro Costa

Written by

Pedro Costa (Writer)

Runtime

155 minutes

Country

France, Switzerland, Portugal

Language

Portuguese

Cast

Keywords

emigration housing development squatter methadone

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