A young boy in a town in Portugal steals some money and is therefore to be sent to the borstal. His mother do not want to let this happen and runs away with him, trying to get to the capitol Lisboa for hiding there. After some time being on this odyssey, bad things start to happen. Written by
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The project started in 1995, when the director did a short film, and the casting and production start was in 1998, but there was additional filming in May-June 2000. Also, the initial co-production Portugal/Spain had to be enlarged to France and Brazil due to financial and distribution difficulties. See more