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Ornabi Bookstore

Livraria Ornabi

France, 1999
Short, Documentary


Between 1960 and 1980, Ornabi was the biggest second-hand bookstore in Brazil. The shop is now shutting down. Its owner, 88 years old, is retiring. The documentary brings the stories of the bookstore since its owner’s arrival in Brazil, fled from Portugal during WWII, until the shop’s last days.

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Ornabi Bookstore Directed by Camilo Bianchini Cassoli