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49 Ratings



Directed by Pedro Peralta
Portugal, 2016
Short, Drama


At dawn, a group of peasants tries to rescue the body of a young man from the inside of a well. Women veil their faces in silence while men endure the situation. In the centre of it all, a mother awaits her son’s body. How can life cease to be when in nature there is an enduring renewal.

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