Nha Mila

Synopsis

After 14 years away from her homeland, Salomé is forced to return to Cape Verde to see her dying brother. During her stopover at Lisbon airport, Águeda a cleaning lady recognizes Salomé as "Mila", her childhood friend. Águeda invites Salomé to leave the airport and spend the stopover at her home, with the women of her family. The neighborhood transports her on a spiritual journey, whose destination unfurls a painful bond with her homeland.

Original Title
NHA MILA
Director
Denise Fernandes
Producer
Sandro Aguilar, Luis Urbano, O Som e a Fúria
Elda Guidinetti, VENTURA FILM
Script
Denise Fernandes
Photography
Marta Simões
Editing
Pedro Marques
Sound
Miguel Moraes Cabral, António Porém Pires
Main Actors
Yaya Correia, Maria Sanches, Cleo Tavares, Lourença Semedo
Original Language
Criole, Portuguese
Subtitles
English, Italian, Portuguese

Film Statistics

  • 7 Festival Selections
  • 9 Exhibitions

Festivals Selections (in competition)

10.2020
Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film, France
10.2020
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
10.2020
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
08.2020
Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland

Other Screenings

11.2020
Locarno IFF program in Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

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