84 minutes

In a future where an oil embargo brings society to a near-collapse, an unlucky inventor finds himself literally prisoner of his own car. Bleak, dystopian satirical drama, well enough made and presented but unable to overcome its rather flimsy storyline.

António Ferreira, Tathiani Sacilotto and Persona Non Grata Pictures present a Persona Non Grata Pictures production in co-production with Vaca Films, Diler & Associados, Sofá Filmes, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal; with financial support from Ministério da Cultura—Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, Ibermedia programme. (Portuguese distributor, Persona Non Grata Pictures.)
Starring Filipe Costa, Cláudia Carvalho, Pedro Diogo, Fernando Taborda, José Raposo, Laura Matos and João Caetano.
Directed by António Ferreira; produced by Tathiani Sacilotto, Mr. Ferreira; screenplay by Tiago Sousa, Glória Ferreira, based on the short story by José Saramago, "Embargo"; music by Luís Filipe Madeira; director of photography (Tobis), Paulo Castilho; art director, Luísa Correia; costume designer, Ms. Sacilotto; film editors, Mr. Sousa, Mr. Ferreira. 
Screened: distributor advance press screening, Cinema City Campo Pequeno 6 (Lisbon), August 27th 2010. 


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