Virgínia shot her short documentary on an orphanage the same year as her first long film. The camera – eye level with the children – expresses her solidarity with the latter, an exceptional perspective under Salazar’s rule. The adults are out of frame and the children have free reign. 

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Filmmaker
Bárbara Virgínia
Country
Portugal
Year
1946
Medium
Betacam Digi
Length
15’
Language
silent
Producer
Bárbara Virgínia
Sales
Cinemateca Portuguesa
Writer
Bárbara Virgínia