News from the Locarno Festival
 

Our Queen

Our Queen

His gold is Vitalina. Pedro Costa is visibly moved when he talks abut her, thinks of her and her story. That story was so powerful and violent, it became a dark film. And yet, the rare, extraordinary light in Vitalina Varela managed to get through to the viewers, with a journey that lasted twenty-five years, or just two hours. That unique journey won the Pardo d'oro.

 

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