• Costa’s fifth journey into the shantytown Fontainhas outside of Lisbon, once again showcases Costa’s masterful ability to mine cinematic poetry from a unique environment and the mournful figures who wander through its murky depths.”
    – Eric Kohn: Indiwire

    “Prodigal “dense” from Pedro Costa (…) One of the most corageous, obsessive and groundbreaking  films in contemporary history (…) A cinematic miracle, with the certainty of light.”
    – Luis Martínez: Diario El Mundo

    “A dark and intransigent ode (…) Vitalina tells her story without considering the expectations of those who hear (or see her) and establishes her own laws.” 
    – Giorgia del Don: Cineuropa