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20 Ratings

The Living Also Cry

Os Vivos Também Choram

Directed by Basil da Cunha
Switzerland, Portugal, 2012
Short, Drama


Ze is a dockworker in Lisbon who has never left his neighborhood and is hiding his savings so that one day he’ll be able to board one of the huge cruise ships he sees everyday.

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The Living Also Cry Directed by Basil da Cunha

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2012 | Special Mention: Illy Prize

2012 | Directors' Fortnight



Swiss Film Award

2013 | Nominee: Best Short Film

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