30.09. - 09.10.2021

Redemption Mozambique 2019 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Mickey Fonseca

MICKEY FONSECA is a director and co-founder of the production company Mahla Filmes in Maputo. His short Dina (2010) won numerous prizes in Africa and Europe. Redemption is his debut feature and was financed by crowd-funding.

rated for 0 + years
When Maputo becomes the Bronx: a fast-paced thriller from Mozambique is reminiscent of US American examples of the genre. After four years in the toughest jail in the Mozambique capital Maputo, Bruno wants nothing more to do with his former life. With the help of his friends, he gets a job at a scrapyard and does seem to manage to make a new start. Then suddenly a mysterious unpaid debt of his dead mother’s turns up. To get the money together, Bruno comes into contact with his former gang and gets caught up in a spiral of violence and dependence – until he comes up with a plan that means staking everything on its success.
Original title: Resgate
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Portuguese
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Mickey Fonseca
Screenplay: Mickey Fonseca
Cast: Gil Esmael, Arlete Bombe, Laquino Fonseca, Rachide Abdul, Tomas Bie, Candido Quembo
Producer: Pipas Forjaz, Mickey Fonseca
Director of Photography: Pipas Forjaz
Music: Milton Gulli, Nandele Maguni
Production Design: Nurodine Daúde
Editor: Pipas Forjaz
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Mahla Filmes
Production: Mahla Filmes
Contact: Mickey Fonseca:; Pipas Forjaz:


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