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by Paulo Carneiro


A hybrid documentary captures the villagers of Covas do Barroso, Portugal, as they creatively resist a British company's plans for a massive open-cast lithium mine through musical performances and Western-inspired staging.

international title: Savanna and the Mountain
original title: A savana e a montanha
country: Portugal, Uruguay
sales agent: Portugal Film
year: 2024
genre: fiction
directed by: Paulo Carneiro
film run: 77'
screenplay: Paulo Carneiro, Alex Piperno
cast: Aida Fernandes, Maria Loureiro, Elisabete Pires, Daniel Loureiro, Rita Mó, Inês Mó, Nelson Gomes, Carlos Libo, Paulo Sanches
cinematography by: Duarte Domingos
film editing: Magdalena Schinca, Paulo Carneiro, Alex Piperno
art director: Paulo Carneiro, Aida Fernandes, Nelson Gomes, Lúcia Esteves
music: Carlos Libo, Diego Placeres
producer: Paulo Carneiro, Miguel de Jesus
co-producer: Alex Piperno
production: Bam Bam Cinema, La Pobladora Cine (UY)

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