2019 Edition

Mabata Bata

Mabata Bata

Section: Long Narrative

Country: Portugal/ Mozambique

Production Year: 2018

Duration: 74 min

Cinematography: Jorge Quintela

Screenplay: Sol de Carvalho, José Magro

Editing: André Guiomar

Cast: Emilio Bila, Wilton Boene, Medianeira Massingue

Contact: bando@bandoaparte.com

Synopsis: The restless spirit of Azarias, who died young, haunts the undergrowth around a Mozambican village while his family tries to calm him. The spirits of those who died a violent death can, according to tradition, cause problems and he might disrupt his uncle’s upcoming wedding.But does this spirit really want to return?