A pioneer among filmmakers, Jane Campion was the first woman to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes, for The Piano. In 40 years of work, she has carved out a unique place for herself in the highly masculine pantheon of cinema. A visual and iconoclastic director, a subtle portraitist of women and the human soul, Campion is also a furtive director: both discreet and whimsical, gentle and impertinent, and sometimes misunderstood.
In Lisbon, from the height of the Torel viewpoint, the city expands as far as the eye can see, becoming a perfect place to think and remember. Through encounters with people who inhabit the viewpoint in different ways, Daniela reflects on living in a new city by taking a journey into her family memories. She imagines her mother and grandmother when they were her age and thinks about the first places they lived.
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