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16 Ratings

Blue Eyes of Yonta

Udju Azul di Yonta

Directed by Flora Gomes
Guinea-Bissau, 1992
Drama, Fantasy


A beautiful, intelligent and flirtatious young girl, Yonta, is secretly in love with a friend of her parents, Vicente, a hero of the war of independence. Vicente is unaware of her passion as she is of the love of a young man who sends her anonymous love letters.

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Blue Eyes of Yonta
Directed by Flora Gomes

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1992 | Un Certain Regard

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2014 | Signals: Mysterious Objects - 25 Years of Hubert Bals Fund

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Silver Alexander