by Gabriel Abrantes, 2014
– The poem pleases your Excellency?
– I was nodding off the first ten cantos, but these poets are so intelligent. They put a sex scene in the end, and I forget I didn’t understand the rest. Such sophisticated engineering. A profound inspiration.
A sensuous and debauched portrait of Portugal’s national poet Luís Vaz de Camões teetering on the borderline between Paradise and Hell.
João Pedro Vale
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A Mutual Respect Productions
S16mm transferred to HD, 23 min.
Color / 16:9 / 5.1 Dolby Sound
Language: Portuguese, Singhalese