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Year of Production 2017

Menina

English title: Menina
Original title: Menina
German title: Menina
France, 2017

Director: Pinheiro, Cristina
Production company: Mezzanine Films
Age recommendation: 15 years and up
Length: 97 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
The story revolves around Luisa Palmeira, born in France from Portuguese immigrants. In 1979, Luisa is eight years old. Almost a grown-up in the eyes of her illiterate mother, she remains just a little girl to her hard-drinking father. One day, he trusts her with a heavy secret: he suffers from a serious illness. But she refuses to believe him and thinks instead that he is hiding something else from her…

Festivals:
Rome IFF 2017, Göteborg IFF 2018, Zlin 2018

World sales address/es:
UDI – Urban Distribution Int. (FR)

Sold to:
UDI – Urban Distribution Int. (FR)