(Portugal, 2007, 90 minutes)

In the Portuguese Southern city of Olhão, there is the tale of a cursed girl that seduces fishermen into trying to break her spell. Intriguing, playful investigation on a popular tale that is part documentary on its different versions and on its origins and retellings, and part fictional recreation of the story.

A Jumpcut production. Starring Catarina Barros, João Saleiro, João Sancho, Selma Cifka. Directed and written by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes; music by Paulo Machado; director of photography (colour, digital video), Daniel Neves; art director and costume designer, Eduardo Costa; additional costume designer, Mariana Sá Nogueira; film editors, Patrícia Saramago, Catarina Oliveira.


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