Inhabiting the blurred boundaries between documentary and fiction, this is a film that experiments with form — between curiosities, video clips and confessions — which is not surprising since it started out as a spectacle for the stage and not for the screen. Madeira’s autochthonous lusciouness is where the possibilities open up to think about everything we consider to be “natural” and whether we should expand the notion to encompass much more complexity.
In a series of free associations that cross several centuries of History we are asked, what is the place of sadness?
The entire population of Azores is forced to evict due to an uncontrolled plague of hydrangeas, Flores.
A Guest + A Host = A Ghost is as free as it is associative.
A scientist tells us that Pluto is no longer considered a planet. The feelings of disappointment and nostalgia, and the impossibility of being able to go back to certain moments of his life, make him want to find in the story of David an answer for whatever exists beyond science and reason. (Jorge Jácome)