Teresa Villaverde

Portugal 135 min Catalan premiere Fiction


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.


Teresa Villaverde

(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)

Teresa Villaverde

Film information

Original Title: Colo
Director: Teresa Villaverde
Script: Teresa Villaverde
Contact: Portugal Film
With: João Pedro Vaz, Alice Albergaria Borges, Beatriz Batarda, Clara Jost
Country: Portugal
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 135 min
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2018