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Down to Earth ()

Casa de Lava (original title)
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The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey... See more »

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Inês de Medeiros ...
Mariana (as Inês Medeiros)
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Leão
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Edite
Pedro Hestnes ...
Edite's Son
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cristiano Andrade Alves ...
Tano
António Andrade ...
Kilim (as Antônio Andrade)
Daniel Andrade ...
Nhelas
Manuel Andrade ...
Tcheka
Raul Andrade ...
Bassoé
Joaquim Antunes ...
Pilot 1
Monica Calle ...
Enfermeira em Lisboa
Joaquim Carvalho ...
Pilot 2
Luís Miguel Cintra ...
Actor convidado
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Actriz convidada
João Gomes de Pina ...
Bassora
Sandra do Canto Brandão ...
Tina
António S. Lopes ...
Betinho (as António Lopes)
João Medina ...
Dr. Medina
Clotilde Montron ...
Market Girl
Alina Montrond ...
Alina
Sidónio Pais ...
Sidónio Pais da Amadora
João Gomes Pina ...
Bassora
Amália Tavares ...
Tarrafal Cook
Maria Hernâni ...
Enfermeira (uncredited)

Directed by

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Pedro Costa

Written by

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Pedro Costa ... ()

Produced by

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Paulo Branco ... producer

Music by

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Raul Andrade

Cinematography by

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Emmanuel Machuel

Film Editing by

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Dominique Auvray

Editorial Department

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Monica Coleman ... assistant editor: Paris
Valérie Le Bihan ... trainee editor: Paris
Cláudia Veloso ... trainee editor: Paris

Production Design by

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Zé Branco ... (as Maria José Branco)

Costume Design by

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Rosa Lopes Alves

Makeup Department

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Karmele Soler ... makeup artist

Production Management

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João Montalverne ... unit manager
Paula Ribas ... post-production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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João Fonseca ... assistant director: Lisbon
José Maria Vaz da Silva ... assistant director
Vivi ... second assistant director: Cape Verde

Sound Department

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Nicolas Becker ... foley artist
Jean Dubreuil ... sound editor: Paris
Marie Massiani ... sound mixer
Henri Maïkoff ... sound
Pedro Melo ... assistant sound: Lisbon
Gérard Rousseau ... sound mixer
Olivier Varenne ... assistant sound: Cape Verde

Camera and Electrical Department

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Catherine Georges ... assistant camera: Cape Verde
Helder Mendes ... chief electrician: Cape Verde
José Manuel Rodrigues ... electrician: Cape Verde
Carlos Santos ... key grip
Paulo Silva ... electrician: Lisbon

Music Department

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Finaçon ... composer: additional music
Paul Hindemith ... composer: additional music
Prince Nico M'Barka ... composer: additional music
Travidinha ... composer: additional music

Transportation Department

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Nené ... driver: Cape Verde
Sidónio Pais ... driver: Cape Verde

Other crew

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Hacène Belkhadra ... production assistant: Paris
Florence Bory ... press attache: France
Violaine Brem ... production secretary: Paris
António Casaleiro ... production assistant: Lisbon
Fernanda Costa ... accountant: Lisbon
Marco Martins ... production assistant: Lisbon
Vítor Moreira ... continuity: Lisbon
Margarida Nunes ... production assistant: Cape Verde
João Pinto Nogueira ... continuity: Cape Verde
Manuela Riobom ... production secretary: Cape Verde
Horácio Santos ... creole consultant
Francisco Veiga ... creole consultant
José María Veiga ... creole consultant

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Down to Earth (United States)
  • Без иллюзий (Russia)
  • Dom z lawy (Poland)
  • Σπίτι από λάβα (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 110 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Only film by Pedro Costa to use professional actors. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Olhar o Cinema Português: 1896-2006 (2007). See more »
Soundtracks Morna das sombras See more »

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