Tag Archives: Alexandre Pinto

Water and Salt / Água e Sal (2001) Teresa Villaverde, Galatea Ranzi, Joaquim de Almeida, Alexandre Pinto, Drama

agua-e-sal-aka-water-and-salt-2001
Ana lives in a little village by the sea, with her husband and her daughter. He decides to leave for a few days. That seems to be the ideal solution, because Ana needs some time to finish a work she has been doing for a long time. But her concentration seems threatened when she starts doing her daily walks to the village and the beach. She saves a stranger from drowning, meets young Alexandre and Emilia, and her friend Vera turns up in her house.

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Os Mutantes / The Mutants (1998) Teresa Villaverde, Ana Moreira, Alexandre Pinto, Nelson Varela, Drama

Os Mutantes AKA The Mutants (1998)
A bleak drama about street children abandoned by the Portuguese juvenile system, Os Mutantes/The Mutants was immediately controversial in Portugal, where it inspired nationwide debate over reform of the nation’s youth authorities. Os Mutantes examines the lives of Pedro, Ricardo and Andreia, three kids in their early teens who have rejected life in juvenile homes or with foster families to take their chances on their own.

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