26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Murmuring Coast Portugal, France 2004 | 120 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
Mozambique in the early 1970s. A beautiful officer’s bride dances on the roof terrace of the ‘Stella Maris Hotel’. In the background the Indian Ocean surges, washing ashore the bodies of men. Evita innocently moves from the safety of Lisbon to the final act of the colonial war. The African paradise becomes a nightmarish maelstrom of sex, violence and dark secrets as the fragile heroine quests for authentic love and a terrible truth. A literary adaptation of the novel by Lídia Jorge.
Orig. Title: A Costa Dos Murmúrios
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Portuguese
Director: Margarida Cardoso
Screenplay: Margarida Cardoso, Cedric Basso
Cast: Beatriz Batarda, Filipe Duarte, Mónica Calle, Adriano Luz, Luís Sarmento
Producer: Alexander Bohr
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Bernardo Sassetti
Camera: Lisa Hagstrand
Set Designer:
Cutter: Pedro Margues
Format: 35 mm
Printsource: Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, Rua S. Pedro de Alcântara 45, 1269-138 Lisboa, Portugal, Tel: +351 213 230 800, Fax: +351 213 431 952, email:,
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Production: Filmes do Tejo; Les Filmes d‘Après-midi; ZDF/Arte


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