Wednesday, September 10, 2008


No Quarto da Vanda (In Vanda’s Room)
Directed by Pedro Costa
With Vanda Duarte, Lena Duarte
Portugal/Germany/Italy/Switzerland 2000, 35mm, color, 178 min.
Portuguese with English subtitles
Shot in Mini DV

"Vanda Duarte plays herself in the second film in the Fontainhas trilogy. She stars with her sister Lena, portraying two drug-addicted women who spend their days smoking crack while their building is being demolished." Harvard Film Archives Notes