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55 Ratings


Directed by Gabriel Abrantes
Portugal, Sri Lanka, 2014
Comedy, Short


In this short comedy, Luis Vaz de Camoes, the greatest Portuguese renaissance poet, struggles creatively while engaging in a hedonistic, coprophagic, and drug addled lifestyle. The film follows the poet, and his lover Dinamene, as he writes his masterpiece, the epic poem Os Lusiadas.

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Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Prix UIP Berlin (European Short Film)

European Film Awards

2014 | Nominee: European Short Film

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