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Will-o'-the-Wisp
Director
João Pedro Rodrigues
Country
Portugal, France
Year
2022
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
João Pedro Rodrigues
Cast
Mauro Costa, André Cabral, Joel Branco, Oceano Cruz, Margarida Vila-Nova
Production
House on Fire, Terratreme Filmes, Filmes Fantasma

Storyline

On his deathbed, his royal highness Alfredo, King without a crown, is taken back to distant youth memories and the time he dreamt of becoming a fireman. The encounter with instructor Afonso from the fire brigade, opens a new chapter in the life of the two young men devoted to love and desire, and the will to change the status quo.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2022
Directors' Fortnight
Seville European Film Festival 2022
Official Section
Grand Jury Prize ex aequo

Lux Film Prize of European Parliament 2023
Lux Audience Award Nominated Film