Rio Turvo

(Portugal, 2007, 77 minutes)

A topographer hired to help build an airport falls for the beautiful niece of the camp’s cook. Moody melodrama with music that is more enamoured of its handling and changing moods than of its plot, but remains intriguing throughout.

A Cine-Tuga production. Starring Nuno Melo, Teresa Salgueiro, José Wallenstein. Directed by Edgar Pêra; produced by João Pinto Sousa; screenplay by Edgar Pêra, inspired by the short story Rio Turvo by Branquinho da Fonseca; music score by Dead Combo, Vítor Rua; director of photography (colour; digital video), Luís Branquinho; production designer, Miguel Figueiredo; wardrobe, Maria Ribeiro; film editors, Tiago Antunes, Inês Henriques.


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