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Four friends in their 40s meet for a weekend by the pool. A sudden call disrupts the quietness of the hot countryside. David is coming for dinner. Soon, old weeds and old dreams thought – to be forgotten – start to grow again.


Vicente Alves do Ó was born in Sines, Portugal. With a diverse writing background in theatre, TV and cinema. He became known for his market successful biopics of some of Portugal’s most outcast poets. After his three first features, Al Berto (2017) took him in a new direction inside the LGBT scenery.

Sunburn – 2018
Al Berto – 2017
O Amor É Lindo…Porque Sim! – 2016
Perdidamente Florbela (TV Series) – 2012
Flobela – 2012
Quinze Pontos na Alma – 2011
A Assassina Passional Está Louca! (short) – 2010
Castelos no Ar (short) – 2008
Entre o Desejo e o Destino (short) – 2005


  • Title
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
  • Year
  • Length
    82′, col.

  • Director 
    Vicente Alves do Ó
  • Screenplay
    Vicente Alves do Ó
  • Editing
    Hugo Santiago
  • Photography
    Luís Branquinho

  • Sound
    Pedro Melo, Hugo Leitão
  • Cast
    Ricardo Pereira,
    Oceana Basílio, Nuno Pardal,
    Ricardo Barbosa, Rafael Gomes

  • Producer
    Pandora da Cunha Telles,
    Pablo Iraola
  • Production
    Ukbar Filmes
    with the support of ICA, Nos Losomundo TV, Câmara Municipal de Grândola

  • PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival Tallinn 2018 – Feature Film Competition
  • Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2019
  • BFI Flare London 2019
  • Indie Pasion Miami 2019
  • Encontros do Cinema Português Lisbon 2019
  • Queer Lisboa 2019 – Spoecial Screenings
  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2019
  • New Cinema from Portugal Boston 2019
  • El Lugar Sin Limites Quito 2019
  • Caminhos do Cinema Português Coimbra 2019

  • CinEuphoria Awards 2020 – Nominations for Best Actor, Best Non Leading Actor, Best Non Leading Actress, Best Cast

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