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The Portuguese Woman

La portuguesa
Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes

Portugal, 2018, drama, history, 136 min., Portuguese with Lithuanian and English subtitles, N-13

His home is war. Her home is Portugal. Yet the young, newly married wife of Lord von Ketten is determined to make her husband's family abode, an inhospitable castle on a cliff in northern Italy, into her home.

Awards

Awarded in Las Palmas film festival and nominated in Mar de Plata film festival.

About the director

Rita Azevedo Gomes is a versatile and independent artist whose enduring interest is in exploring new avenues of expression. Her career dates from the early 1970s and spans cinema, theatre and opera.