Struggling against the crisis in Portugal, a mother doubles up jobs to pay the bills since her husband is unemployed. Their teenage daughter tries to keep living her everyday life even if the money’s running short and makes everything uneasy. Escaping from their common reality, they slowly become strangers to one another, as the tension grows in silence and in guilt.
(Lisbon, 1966) She made her international breakthrough in 1998 with Os Mutantes (The Mutants). Since then, all her films had world premieres at Class A festivals such as Cannes, Venice and Berlin, and then made the festival circuit all over the world.
Filmography: O Termómetro do Galileu (2018), Colo (2017), Paris 15/16 (curt, 2016), Pontes de Sarajevo - Segment: Sara e a sua mãe (2014), Cisne (2011), Transe (2006), Visions of Europe - Segment: Cold Wa(te)r (2004), A Favor da Claridade (2003), Água e Sal (2001), Os Mutantes (1998)