A technical problem aboard a transatlantic flight forces a plane to land in Porto Santo, the small island of Madeira's archipelago where, according to a legend, Christopher Columbus the 15th century navigator, lived for a while and entertained a sexual relationship with a widow and her nubile daughter. A girl photo journalist profits to stay the extra-needed days for repair, to visit the island - and eventually she'll become part of complex relationships among some of the secluded people of the island. Also, a yacht lost in the high seas in 1947 reappears from the misty horizon 50 years later - to unite Fanny and João, a contemporary navigator. Written by
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Director Vicente Jorge Silva
introduces his teen son Vicente José
as Diogo, a child character, and his father 'Jorge Bettencourt Gomes da Silva, as the owner of a photo shop where Fanny reveals her photos. This is an homage to his 94-year-old father's life entirely dedicated to amateur photography. See more
Mariana calls out on the beach for her son, "Diogo! Pedro!" but the boy's name is Diogo, and there's no character named Pedro. See more
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