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49 Ratings


Portugal, Brazil, 1999


A town is Portugal – life is poverty, 13-year-old Jaime leads a busy life, although he obviously has to go to school. His mother is dissolute and his father, who left her, cannot find a job. Thus, Jaime is the breadwinner…

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Jaime Directed by António-Pedro Vasconcelos

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2000 | 2 wins including: C.I.C.A.E. Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

European Film Awards

2000 | Nominee: European Cinematographer

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