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The Heart and the Body (FOCUS PORTUGAL)
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Portugal, 2017, 27′

In a natural crisis scenario, the entire population of Azores is forced to evict dues to an uncontrolled plague of hydrangeas, a common flower in these islands. Two young soldiers, bound to the beauty of the landscape, guide us to the stories of sadness of those forced to leave and the inherent desire to resist by inhabiting the islands. The filmic wandering becomes a nostalgic and political reflection on territorial belonging and identity, and the roles we assume in the places we came from.

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  • Director
    Jorge Jácome/
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