Vitalina Varela, 55 years old, Cape Verdean, arrives in Lisbon three days after her husband’s funeral. She’s been waiting for her plane ticket for more than 25 years.

Around The World in 14 Films 2019

In cooperation with the embassy of Portugal


+++ Berlin Premiere +++

OT: Vitalina Varela
Director: Pedro Costa
Screenplay: Pedro Costa, Vitalina Varela
Country: Portugal 2019
Production: OPTEC Sociedade Óptica Técnica
Cast: Vitalina Varela, Ventura, Manuel Tavares Almeida, Francisco Brito, Imído Monteiro
Length: 124 min.
Language: Portuguese/Capverdean OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: Grandfilm
Festivals: Locarno, Toronto, Vancouver, Busan, New York, London, Chicago, Taipeh, Mar del Plata etc.
Awards: Locarno Golden Leopard, Best Actress, Special Mention, La Roche-sur-Yon Grand Prix

Website Pedro Costa