Dir. Tiago Hespanha and Frederico Lobo - 2014 - Portugal - Subtitles available in: English, French, Spanish
The Ave Valley is, for more than a century, a territory seized by an imposing industry. Amongst ruins and operating factories, we descend the river on a journey alongside the banks of the present, unveiling the marks of the past.
"In the picture's most memorable sequence, Silva Dias' small craft proceeds for an unbroken five-minute shot that involves a guitar-plucking singer sitting on the river-bank: this flintily minimalist romantic number exerts an unlikely, No-Wave charm." The Hollywood Reporter http://ow.ly/9u7M50BoZM1