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THE LAST FLIGHT OF THE FLAMINGO

by João Ribeiro

synopsis

The story opens when five explosions in the town of Tizangara kill five soldiers, of whom only their genitals and blue helmets remain intact. Italian lieutenant Massimo Risi, posted in Mozambique’s capital Maputo, arrives to investigate events. With the help of local translator Joaquim, he launches an investigation to clear up the mystery. However, he discovers that in this country not everything is as it seems.

international title: The Last Flight of the Flamingo
original title: O ultimo voo do flamingo
country: Portugal, Mozambique, Brazil, Spain, France, Italy
sales agent: Insomnia World Sales
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: João Ribeiro
release date: ES 22/07/2011
cast: Carlo D'Ursi, Eliote Alex, Adriana Alves, Cândida Bila, Mário Mabjaia, Alberto Magassela, Gilberto Mendes
cinematography by: José António Loureiro
film editing: Orlando Mesquita
music: Omar Sosa
producer: Antonin Dedet, Carlo D'Ursi
production: Neon Productions, Potenza Producciones, Fado Filmes, Carlo D´Ursi Produzioni, Slive Producoes (MZ), Video Filmes (BR)
backing: ACP-UE, ICA, Eurimages, Fond Sud, Ibermedia, Ancine, Media, Gotheborg film fund, RTP
distributor: Nos Lusomundo Audiovisuais, Potenza Producciones
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