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A MINHA ALDEIA JÁ NÃO MORA AQUI


A Minha Aldeia já não mora Aqui, DQ winner in Coimbra 2007

A Minha Aldeia já não mora Aqui / My Village doesn't live here anymore

Director: Catarina Mourão /Portugal / 2006 / 60 minutes / Betacam SP / documentary

Production: Catarina Mourão /Laranja Azul. Address: Rua Tenente Ferreira Durão, 19 - 4º Esq. 1350-310 Lisboa. Tel: +351 21 388 17 46. Fax: +351 21 390 34 87. Email: laranjazul@mail.telepac.pt.  homepage: www.laranja-azul.com  

“I was born beneath this water. I was 10 years old when it all happened. Some things I remember well, others are blurred and confused. People change their residence, new churches are built, new houses, new streets, but here everything changed at the same time, trying to look as if nothing changed." For six years we shot many hours of footage of this village, condemned to disappear beneath the waters of the Alqueva dam. From this material and the essays written by the village children who remember what they felt during all the changing development, this documentary tell us, in flash-back, the strange story of Luz.