Sangue do Meu Sangue

Blood of My Blood


Portugal, 2011, DCP, Color, 140', Fiction

— When and Where —

  • 31/05 21:45 Itaú (Sala 1)
  • 01/06 15:45 Itaú (Sala 1)

The harshness of life in inner city Lisbon and the sacrifices that two women are willing to make for their family. Marcia is determined to end the cycle of poverty for her family and when she discovers that her daughter is dating an older professor, she will stop at nothing to end this unwelcome relationship.

Age Classification 16


  • Director: João Canijo
  • Scriptwriter: João Canijo
  • Producer: Pedro Borges
  • Director of Photography: Mário Castanheira
  • Production Designer: José Pedro Penha Lopes
  • Editor: João Braz
  • Main Cast: Rita Blanco, Anabela Moreira, Cleia Almeida, Rafael Morais, Marcello Urgeghe
  • Production Company: Midas Filmes
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The director

Born in 1957, in Portugal. He studied history in the Literature College at University of Porto. He worked in television and mounted several stage performances. He began directing in 1983 with the short film A MEIO AMOR. Five years later he made his first feature film, THREE LESS ME. In 2002 his film GET A LIFE was screened in Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival.