Outside The Oranges are Blooming

  • 10 10
  • 2019
  • 20min
Outside The Oranges are Blooming
  • Original Title: Lá Fora as Laranjas Estão a Nascer

In a remote rural Portuguese village, a man wanders through the mist. His house, the crops, the animals, and the pine forest wonder if he truly belongs here.

Outside The Oranges are Blooming

AWARDS: Best Cinematography. Melbourne International Film Festival/ Special mention. DokuFest Film Festival/ Most Moving Film. Szczecin Film Festival/ Best Editing. Festival Storie Parallele/ Best Cinematography. Festival Storie Parallele/ Juri Special Mention. First Crossings Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Doclisboa/ Dok Leipzig/ Porto/Post/Doc: Film & Media Festival/ Caminhos do Cinema Português/ Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival/ Vilnius International Film Festival/ Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival/ Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay/ Ethnocineca/ Festival de Málaga/ Dotdotdot - Open Air Kurzfilmfestivals/ Melbourne International Film Festival/ DokuFest Film Festival

Outside The Oranges are Blooming. The man and the mist

A misty mountain range. A few mistrustful looks and a disquiet of an absolute silence. Holy chants echoing from the church while a man endures alone between the walls of his dark house. 

He wanders through the splendid nature, bewailing on his condition as a man doomed to serve the surroundings he has rejected.

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