Country: Angola
Year: 1971
Duration: 13'

Elementary misunderstandings between Angolans and Portuguese. A man is imprisoned for having sympathized with the resistance. During a brief visit to the prison, a Portuguese guard overhears the conversation between the man and his wife and immediately refers to his superior that the wife was going to bring her husband something. The man is beaten to death without revealing what his wife was really going to bring him... The film is based on a story by Luandino Vieira.


film director

Sarah Maldoror


& Credits

Director and screenplay: Sarah Maldoror.