Casa de Lava

In only his second feature, Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa brilliantly reworked Jacques Tourneur's classic I Walked with a Zombie into a reflection on his country's colonial legacy.. A nurse, Mariana , accompanies Leão to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident...

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Online Access:A Kanopy streaming video
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Language:English
Published:Grasshopper Film, 1994.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
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Summary:In only his second feature, Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa brilliantly reworked Jacques Tourneur's classic I Walked with a Zombie into a reflection on his country's colonial legacy.. A nurse, Mariana , accompanies Leão to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident sends him into a coma. Yet he goes unrecognized by fellow denizens, leaving Mariana trapped with and eventually entranced by a mysterious community.. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival.. "New enigmas reveal themselves with each new viewing." - Jacques Rivette. "Costa creates moody, luminous tableaux to conjure an incantatory, Faulknerian earthiness." - The New Yorker
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Physical Description:1 online resource (streaming video file) (106 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Playing Time:01:45:26
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