Deportado

Direction
Year 
2012
Country
  • Portugal 
Runtime
66min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

The forced repatriation of Azorean migrants from the US has resulted in tragic consequences for the deportees and their families. Leaving the islands at a young age, and raised in the US, they remember little of the Azores upon their return. Separated from loved ones and barely speaking Portuguese, their struggle leaves them disconsolate. Lost in faraway memories, the deportees come to abide in an open sky prison of abandoned hopes.

Details

  • Original Title
    Deportado
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nathalie Mansoux
  • Cinematography
    João Pedro Plácido
  • Editing
    Justine Lemahieu
  • Sound
    Miguel Moraes Cabral
  • Runtime
    66 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2012
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
      • Terratreme Filmes, Les Films du Grain de Sable
      • Portugal
  • Festivals
    • DOCLISBOA 2012
    • CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2012
    • PANAZOREAN FILM FESTIVAL 2013
    • CENTRO CULTURAL PORTUGUÊS DA PRAIA - EXTENSÃO DOCLISBOA 2013
    • TRACES DE VIES - Rencontres du film documentaire (FRANÇA)
    • TCHOK EN DOC – CINÉMA DOCUMENTAIRE
    • AMOSTRAM'ISSE – MOSTRA DE CINEMA DOS AÇORES
    • FESTIVAL DOCUMENTAIRE IMAGES DE JUSTICE
    • FESTIVAL OF MIGRANT FILM (Eslovenia)
    • LARGO DAS RESIDÊNCIAS, INTENDENTE (Lisbon, Portugal)
    • 4º FESTIVAL 2 VALENCIENNES (FRANCE, 2014)
    • SEMAINE DU CINÉMA LUSOPHONE, FRANCE, 2014.
    • PLATEAU - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA (Cabo Verde, 2014)
    • IMMIGRANTS ASSISTANCE CENTER (NEW BEDFORD, USA, 2014)
    • AMIGOS DA TERCEIRA (PAWTUCKET, USA, 2014)
    • UMASS DARTMOUTH, FERREIRA MENDES ARCHIVES (BOSTON, USA, 2014)
    • CASA DOS AÇORES DA NOVA INGLATERRA (FALL RIVER, USA, 2014)
  • Awards
    • MELHOR LONGA METRAGEM PORTUGUESA, PANAZOREAN 2013
    • PRÉMIO DO PÚBLICO, PANAZOREAN 2013
    • MENÇÃO ESPECIAL DO JURÍ, FESTIVAL OF MIGRANT FILM 2014

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