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Colossal Youth

2006 Rated NR 2hr 36m

After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past. Portuguese auteur Pedro Costa blends documentary and drama in his third film examining the denizens of Lisbon's Fontainhas district. The movie was nominated for the Golden Palm at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access; video conversation between director and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin; selected-scene audio commentary by critic Cyril Neyrat and author-philosopher Jacques Rancière.