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Volta à Terra

Directed by João Pedro Plácido
Portugal, Switzerland, 2014


An endangered community: farmers who practice subsistence farming in a mountainous village of northern Portugal, deserted because of immigration. Between the evocation of the past and their uncertain future, we follow the 49 inhabitants through four seasons.

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Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Best Documentary (Gold Hugo)

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Best Portuguese Competition Feature-length Film (Liscont Award)

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