Portugal, France


Duarte, a blind man in his fifties, starts to look for his Cape Verdean friend, Leandro, who mysteriously disappeared. Despite the Lisbon summer heat, Duarte walks miles in his neighborhood but no one seems to have seen him, nor remembers him. His quest will eventually lead him to the heart of the night, and reveal his secret.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Cristèle Alves Meira

Written by: Cristèle Alves Meira, Julien Barazer

Produced by: Pedro Borges, Gaëlle Mareschi

Cinematography: Julien Michel, Manuel Pinho Braga

Editing: Pierre Deschamps

Original Score: Teofilo Chantre, Sabrina D. Marques

Main Cast: Ofélia Sá, Antonio Santos, Bárbara Lopes, Erica Faria, Duarte Pina, Lucilia Raimundo

Nominations and Awards

  • Short Film Candidates 2020