Pilgrimage / Peregrinação
Director : João Botelho / Portugal/2017/Colour/108’/ Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Latin, Indonesian
Director João Botelho Screenplay João Botelho, Fernão Mendes Pinto(Novel) Producer Alexandre Oliveira DoP Luís Branquinho, João Ribeiro Editor João Braz Music Daniel Bernardes, Luís Bragança GilSound Design Francisco Veloso Cast Catarina Wallenstein, Jani Zhao, Maya Booth
Fernão Mendes Pinto comes from a region in the interior of Portugal to venture to the capital where his uncle left him as a servant to a noble. In his mid-twenties, Fernão ventures into the sea looking for his brothers. The movie goes back and forth in time, telling of Fernão’s adventures and misadventures in a span of twenty-one years and also delves into his battle to prove his stories once he got back to Portugal.