By :
Joao Ribeiro
Mozambique, 2004
13 min
A teenage villager about to cross the border between the living and the spirits. A fantastic tale inspired by Mia Couto.
A twelve-year-old boy leaves his grandmother and goes to work the land with the men. During their labour they are disturbed by voices. The boy is sent to find out more and discovers the old woman is conjuring spirits of the dead into the forest.

An adaptation of a novel by award-winning writer Mia Couto.