June 27, 2012

1974 / 2012 —

Such restlessness, such emphasis, sweet exorcist

Dawn of 25th of April 1974. While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura who got lost in the woods. Suddenly, The Man in the Steel Hood jumps from behind a tree and kidnaps him...

This is the synopsis of Sweet Exorcist (2012), Pedro Costa's contribution to the forthcoming omnibus film Histories. Seen in the stills are Ventura in an iteration of fine Desnoso-Lubitschian pajamas, perhaps trapped in hell's hospital elevator; leaning against a rock in the darkest night is António Semedo, also known as Nhurro, Pango, Yuran, Chumbito...

June 16, 2012