• Original Title : Nossa Senhora da Loja do Chinês
  • English Title : Our Lady of the Chinese Shop
  • Country | Year | Language | Duration : Angola | 2022 | Portuguese & Chinese | 98 Min | Colour
  • Writer & 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.

Director’s 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 Connexion

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