Cover image for Ossos
Title:
Ossos
Author:
Branco, Paulo, producer.
Edition:
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Criterion Collection, 2010.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Realizing that teenage mom Tina is about to gas herself and her newborn child, Tina's boyfriend grabs the infant and takes to the streets of Lisbon. In this extremely downbeat film, he attempts to sell the child and failing that, eventually gives the child to a streetwalker. Meanwhile Tina and her friend try to get the baby back. When they fail, they decide to get revenge upon the boyfriend.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.

Issued as part of the boxed set "Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa" collection.

Restored with improved English subtitle translation.

Special features: "Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin" conversation between the two filmmakers; "Jaõo Bénard da Costa" interview with the former head of the Portuguese Cinematheque in Lisbon; "Emmanuel Machuel" interview with the cinematographer; "Jeff Wall video essay" contemporary artist Jeff Wall discusses the power of Pedro Costa's images; "Mariana Viegas photographs" collection of photographs.
Language:
Portuguese
Contents:
Special features: "Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin" conversation between the two filmmakers; "Jaõo Bénard da Costa" interview with the former head of the Portuguese Cinematheque in Lisbon; "Emmanuel Machuel" interview with the cinematographer; "Jeff Wall video essay" contemporary artist Jeff Wall discusses the power of Pedro Costa's images; "Mariana Viegas photographs" collection of photographs.
Added Title:
Letters from Fontainhas.
ISBN:
9781604652376

9781604652369
Format :
DVD