In Vanda’s Room – Pedro Costa retrospective – Cinema Galeries

In Vanda’s Room – Pedro Costa retrospective

No Quarto da Vanda
Directed byPedro Costa
  • ORIGINAL LANGUAGE PT
  • SUBTITLES FR
  • Duration 171
  • Prices 7.00 €, 5.50 €
  • Moderator ticket Article 27, Arsène 50
  • Abonnement Carte 5 places, UGC Unlimited
  • CST

Introducing

Synopsis

The life of Vanda Duarte, a street vendor of fruit and vegetables and daily user of heroin, in the demolished slum of Fontainhas in Lisbon.

Introducing

Synopsis

The life of Vanda Duarte, a street vendor of fruit and vegetables and daily user of heroin, in the demolished slum of Fontainhas in Lisbon.

By Pedro Costa

Born in Lisbon, Pedro Costa attended classes taught by the poet and filmmaker António Reis at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School. His first film Blood had its world premiere at the Mostra di Venezia, in 1989. Down to Earth, his second feature, shot in Cabo Verde, screened in Cannes, in 1994. His other works include In Vanda’s Room (2000), Colossal Youth, screened in Competition in Cannes, in 2006, and Horse Money, which was awarded the Pardo per la migliore regia at the Locarno Film Festival, in 2014.