Pedro Costa / PT, 2019 / 124 min.
Vitalina Varela arrives in Lisbon from her native Cape Verde to uncover the truth about her recently deceased husband, who left to find work in Portugal 25 years before. The surreal and compelling Vitalina Varela won the Golden Leopard and the Best Actress Award at the Festival of Locarno in 2019.
With short prefilm from Eye's collection
The films featured in Eye’s Previously Unreleased programme were screened at major national and international festivals, but were never released to Dutch cinemas. Frome 17 June Eye brings a choice of films previously selected for international festivals to Dutch film audiences to redress the balance.