Our Lady of the Chinese Shop

Our Lady of the Chinese Shop

World premiere: Locarno Festival 2022 / Concorso Cineasti del Presente

When a chinese merchant brings to a neighbourhood of Luanda a peculiar holy plastic figure of Our Lady, a mourning mother will seek peace, a committed barber starts a new cult and a stray kid will look for revenge for his lost friend. This delicate urban tale will reveal a family and city facade full of resentment, greed and torment.

Angola / 2022 / 98’

Credits
Written and directed by
Ery Claver
Producer
Jorge Cohen
Director of Photography
Eduardo Kropotkine
Art Direction
Prudênciana Hach
Editor
Zeno Monyak
Sound engineer
Oswald Juliana
Assistant director
Kamy Lara
Camera assistant
Alfredo Tino
Executive producers
Sílvio Nascimento, Elias Ribeiro
Production director
Rossana David
Narration
Meili Li
Mandarin translation
Xinyi Li
Main cast
Cláudia Púcuta, David Caracol, Willi Ribeiro
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