Screenplay: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo

Cinematography: Rui Poças

Editing: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes

Art direction: Bruno Duarte

Costumes: Silvia Grabowski

Cast:Teresa Madruga, Laura Soveral, Ana Moreira, Carloto Cotta, Isabel Cardoso, Ivo Müller, Manuel Mesquita

Producer: Luis Urbano

Production: O Som e a Fúria, Komplizen Film, Shellac Sud, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), Arte Deutschland, Gullane Entretenimento/Brasil

Backing: Agência Nacional do Cinema (ANCINE), Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée (CNC), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Ibermedia, MEDIA Programme, RTP, ZDF Arte

Sales agent: The Match Factory


The story of a temperamental old lady, her Cape Verdean maid and her neighbour who is committed to social causes. After the old lady’s death, the other two women find out about an episode from her past: a story of love and crime set in an Africa that looks like something out of an adventure movie.

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