In Caxinas, a fishing neighborhood in Vila do Conde, a city on the north of Portugal, the relationship between the fishermen and their wives is based on vital trust and reciprocal and absolute dependence, in order to assure their families survival.
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Um filme-documentário que apesar de muito longo, faz-nos entrar dentro do dia-a-dia destas mulheres sem querer sair tão cedo. O melhor é a expressão na cara da Anabela Moreira quando não está para aturar peixeiradas.
I liked the 'docufiction' approach. How often do we envy the lives of those who live in a simple way and yet look so fulfilled? Sonia Nunes might be a force of nature, but it's through Anabela's eyes that we see this community. It could have been better edited, as it started to feel repetitive towards the end, but as a portrait of those women's reality, it works nicely.