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English title: Nayola
Original title: Nayola
German title: Nayola
Portugal, France, Belgium, Netherlands, 2022

Director: Ribeiro, José Miguel
Production company: Praça Filmes, S.O.I.L., JPL Films and ilLuster BV
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 83 min.
Film genre: Animation

Past and present are intertwined in this film about three women whose lives are affected by the war in Angola: the grandmother Lelena, her daughter Nayola and her granddaughter Yara. Nayola went missing while searching for her husband at the front, while Yara has become a rebellious teenager who sings subversive rap.

Annecy IFF 2022, Hamburg IFF 2022, BFI London IFF 2022, Marrakesch IFF 2022, Anima IFF Brussels 2023 (awarded), Fespaco IFF 2023, ITFS Stuttgart 2023 (awarded), Miami IFF 2023

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

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Urban Distribution Int. (FR)
Periscoop (NL)