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Casa de Lava

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Directed by Pedro Costa
Portugal, France, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

A nurse, Mariana (Inês de Medeiros), accompanies Leão (Isaach de Bankolé) to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident leaves him in a coma—but he goes unrecognized by fellow denizens, leaving Mariana trapped with and eventually entranced by a mysterious community.

Synopsis

A nurse, Mariana (Inês de Medeiros), accompanies Leão (Isaach de Bankolé) to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident leaves him in a coma—but he goes unrecognized by fellow denizens, leaving Mariana trapped with and eventually entranced by a mysterious community.

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Casa de LavaDirected byPedro Costa

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1994
Thessaloniki Film Festival
1994 | Winner: Special Artistic Achievement

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