Les États généraux du film documentaire 2011 Special Screenings Torre Bela

Torre Bela
Thomas Harlan
1978 - Portugal/Suisse/Italie - Couleur - 84'

In 1975, right after the fall of the dictatorship in Portugal, jobless people occupy a rich owner’s idle land, trying to farm it and to set up a co-op. Debate with José Filipe Costa who directed Red Line, film that revisits Torre Bela. Debate based on extracts from Thomas Harlan's interviews.

Photography : Russell Parker
Sound : Norbert Chayer
Editing : Roberto Perpignani
Production : Era Nova, Lichtbild, Società Cinematografica Italiana di Torre Bela
Distribution : 10Francs Production (sylvie@10francs.fr, +33 (0)1 48 74 43 77)