Vitalina Varela

Portugal / 2019 / 124 / NR

The highly anticipated new film from Pedro Costa, director of Horse Money, Colossal Youth, In Vanda’s Room and Casa de Lava. Vitalina Varela, 55-year-old, Cape Verdean, arrives in Lisbon three days after her husband’s funeral. She’s been waiting for her plane ticket for more than 25 years.

  • Director

    Pedro Costa

  • Producer

    Abel Ribeiro Chaves

  • Cast

    Vitalina Varela

  • “A ravishing, masterful vision. Transcendent. Gorgeous. The camera lingers on stunning compositions with such delicate palettes they may as well be Renaissance paintings brought to life."

    — Eric Kohn, Indiewire
  • “A spellbinding nightmare. Dazzling. Conjures chiaroscuro wonder after chiaroscuro wonder."

    — Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter