Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

The Invisible Life (A vida invisível)

  • Vítor Gonçalves /
  • Portugal, UK /
  • 2013 /
  • 99 mins

Filipe Duarte, João Perry, Maria João Pinho, Pedro Lamares, Susana Arrais / Fiction / Portuguese

A poetic exploration of memory and grief.

Wandering through an abandoned flat with dark rooms inhabited by ghosts, a man tries to remember the final days of a lost friend and the last time he saw the woman he loved. This broodingly melancholy and rigorously composed film is a journey to the past that equally lauds the beauty of life, and marks the long-awaited return to the screen by Vítor Gonçalves after 27 years of silence that followed the masterful A Girl in Summer. [12A]

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