Our Lady Of The Chinese Shop

  • Director: Ery Claver
  • Producer: Jorge Cohen
  • DoP: Eduardo Kropotkine
  • Editor: Zeno Monyak
  • Cast: Cláudia Púcuta, David Caracol, Willi Ribeiro

Synopsis: When a Chinese merchant brings to a neighbourhood of Luanda a peculiar holy plastic figure of Our Lady, a mourning mother will seek peace; a committed barber starts a new cult and a stray kid will look for revenge for his lost friend. This urban tale reveals universal emotions of resentment, greed and torment.

Directors Bio: Ery Claver is one of the most versatile filmmakers in Angola. He began his career as a cameraman. As DoP he has worked on ‘Concrete Affection - Zopo Lady’ (2014), and ‘Havemos de Voltar’ (2017) both by Kiluanji Kia Henda. Ery also co-wrote and, was DoP on ‘Air Conditioner’ (2019), directed by Fradique.

Sales Agent: Sudu Connection

Official Selection: World Premiere - Locarno International Film Festival - 2022

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