dirty land

written by Luis Campos

to be directed by Luis Campos

drama • Portugal / Italy / France

produced by Matiné / dispàrte / Furyo Films

In the harsh riverbank landscapes of the north of Portugal, João is a 12 year-old that lives alone with his fisherman father António. João spends the days sneaking into the house next door finding comfort and caress from three women: Teresa and her teenage daughters Paula and Liliana. When together, all five of them look like a single dysfunctional family sustained by an abusive yet consented relationship that persists between António and Teresa.

But the fear João expresses from António inducts some other forms of abuse were also present in their lives.

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