O Homem do Lixo

BFM — 42
BFM — 42
The Garbage Man
09 March
2024
15.00
Auditorium – Piazza della Libertà
Directed by Laura GonçalvesItalian title: Il netturbino [t.l.]
Portugal / 2022 / 11 min.
col,.2D animation / O.V. / Subtitles: o.v. sub. it.
Cast
Beatriz Botão, Carla Botão, Anabela Botão, Nuno Botão, Rui Botão, Manuel Barroso, Humberto Barroso, Jorge Barroso, Serafim Barroso, Lurdes Gonçalves, Dario Gonçalves, Laura Gonçalves

On a warm August afternoon, a family gathered around the table remembers Uncle Botão: the Portuguese colonial war, emigration to France where he lived and worked for thirty years as a scavenger. The memories of each member of the family are intertwined to retrace the story of a man who lived a hard life without losing humor and imagination: as when returning to Belmonte in a van full of garbage, the latter turned out to be a treasure.

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