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  • EN AVANT, JEUNESSE! Alternative
  • COLOSSAL YOUTH Alternative


Ventura, a Cape Verdean labourer, finds himself suddenly abandoned by his wife Clotilde. He feels lost between his former home in the old quarter on the outskirts of Lisbon and his new lodgings in a recently-built, low-cost housing complex. All the poor youngsters he meets seem to become his own children.

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