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Porto (2016)

Jake (Anton Yelchin) and Mati (Lucie Lucas) are two expats who experience a brief but intimate connection in the ancient Portuguese city of Porto. He's an American loner exiled from his family. She’s a student from France embroiled in an affair with one of her professors. After spotting each other from a distance at an archeological site and then again at a train station and a café, Jake works up the courage to approach Mati and they embark on a night of carefree intimacy. This romantic encounter is viewed from years later, both characters still haunted by the powerful connection they shared. Using a mix of film stocks and art direction that evokes a bygone era of European cinema, Porto delivers a cinematic form of saudade – a Portuguese word that describes an emotional state of nostalgic longing for a person or place that one has loved.

In Theatres:
November 17, 2017
Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Gabe Klinger
Written By:
Gabe Klinger, Larry Gross
Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas, Françoise Lebrun, Paulo Calatré, Leonor Brunner, Leonor Cordes, Naga
© Kino Lorber
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