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Perpetual Night
Archived: Perpetual Night - Noite Perpétua (2020)

director: Pedro Peralta

With: Paz Couso, Matilde Couso de Arcos, Domicilia Nunes, Sara Piris

duration: 17 minutes

International Short Film Competition

Castuera, Spain, April 1939. During the night two Falangist Guards appear at the door of the house where Paz is taking refuge with her family. They request her presence at the police station. Paz immediately understands the fatality of this visit. Without chances to escape, she asks to breastfeed her newborn daughter one last time.


director: Pedro Peralta
producer: João Matos
screenplay: Pedro Peralta
Editor: Francisco Moreira, Hugo Leitão
Cinematography: João Ribeiro

production company: Terratreme Filmes // Kinoelektron

More info

dialogue: Spanish
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Portugal
year: 2020

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85
FPS: 25


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