Down to Earth

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Films of Pedro CostaFilms of Pedro Costa

Down to Earth

  1. Thursday, October 6, 2011 7:00 p.m.
Down to Earth

Leão, a Cape Verdean immigrant and a bricklayer, falls off the scaffolding in Lisbon and enters a deep coma. Arrangements are made for him to return to his homeland. A nurse, Mariana, eager for a change of scenery, volunteers to accompany him. When she arrives, nothing is like she expected. No one seems to be waiting for Leão or even to care for him. Mariana waits for someone to claim Leão and waits for him to wake up. She gets increasingly involved with the mysterious Fogo volcano community, taking her life in an unexpected direction. (35mm. Portuguese language with English subtitles.)

To read an article on Pedro Costa from Bloomington residents Jeanette Samyn and Jonathan Kyle Sturgeon from n+1 (2010), click here.