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2 March 2001 (Portugal) See more »
The film follows the daily life of Vanda Duarte, a heroin addict in Lisbon, and the community she lives in. | Add synopsis »
7 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Pedro Costa 
Produced by
Karl Baumgartner .... producer
Andres Pfäffli .... producer
Francisco Villa-Lobos .... producer
Cinematography by
Pedro Costa 
Film Editing by
Dominique Auvray 
Patricia Saramago 
Sound Department
Stephan Konken .... sound re-recording mixer
Martin Langenbach .... foley artist
Pedro Melo .... sound
Markus Pauli .... sound recordist
Hartmut Teschemacher .... sound recordist
Editorial Department
Pedro Filipe Marques .... assistant editor (as Pedro Marques)

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Also Known As:
"No Quarto da Vanda" - Portugal (original title)
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Portugal:170 min | Switzerland:179 min
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14 out of 76 people found the following review useful.
plenty of CMF language, 8 July 2005
Author: three-5 from Portugal

I am Portuguese. This is, by far, the worst Portuguese movie I've ever seen. I very much doubt that anyone, not related with the people involved in this production, can stand its full length or have a positive opinion about it. After some 15 minutes, the film runs out of ideas and it becomes very *very* **very** hard to endure the remaining 15 minutes, let alone 155 minutes...

A well trained dog could replicate this crap. The recipe is: 1) don't move the camera; 2) sniff for a house in process of demolition; 3) tap record on the camera and let it register falling bricks; 4) find some junkies or junkies lookalike and ask them to speak about nothing, using plenty of C M F swearing language (C = c0ck, M = sh1t, F = f2ck). Bravo!

Worth zero. It is really that bad.

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