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THE MURMURING COAST

by Margarida Cardoso

synopsis

At the end of the 60s, Evita arrives in Mozambique and finds herself in a country devastated by the colonial war with Portugal. She is to marry Luís who is doing his military service. When Luís leaves to fight, Evita is left alone wandering around the city where she starts discovering how violence changes men ... and also her husband. Film adaptation of the novel by Lídia Jorge.

international title: The Murmuring Coast
original title: A Costa dos Murmurios
country: Portugal, France, Germany
sales agent: Insomnia World Sales
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Margarida Cardoso
film run: 120'
release date: ES 03/12/2004, PT 18/11/2004, LU 11/03/2005, BE 01/03/2006
screenplay: Margarida Cardoso, Cédric Basso
cast: Filipe Duarte, Monica Calle, Adriano Luz, Luís Sarmento
cinematography by: Lisa Hagstrand
film editing: Pedro Marques
art director: Ana Vaz
costumes designer: Silvia Meireles
music: Bernardo Sassetti
producer: João Montalverne
production: Filmes do Tejo, Les Films de l'Après-midi, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), RTP - Rádiotelevisão Portuguesa, Instituto Camões
backing: MC/ICAM
distributor: Atalanta Filmes