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  • Greek Title Σουζάν Νταβό
  • Original Title Suzanne Daveau
  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Country: Portugal
  • Duration: 115'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Luísa Homem
  • Cinematography: Luísa Homem
  • Editing: Luísa Homem, Luís Miguel Correia
  • Music / Score: Avelino Santollala
  • Sound: Paulo Abelho
  • Production: Terratreme Filmes
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Portuguese, French
  • Format: Μη διαθέσιμη πληροφορία
  • Subtitles: Greek
  • Print Source: Terratreme

"There is no science, nor progression of thought without love, without passion, without empathy, even when we focus on things apparently devoid of life, such as the evolution of a slope or the genesis of a downpour. You could, perhaps, routinely apply a technique with pure objectivity, but under no certainty could you discover something new, unless the researcher were fully involved in the topic that he was trying to investigate". "Suzanne Daveau" traces the outline of an adventurous woman who traverses the 20th century, right up to the modern day, guided by her passion for investigative geography. The film circles between the innumerable world-spaces roamed by geography and the reserved home-spaces that welcomed her private life.


Luísa Homem

Luísa Homem (Portugal, 1978) holds a degree in Communication Sciences. During the Programme of Creativity and Artistic Creation at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, she participated in the documentary course offered by the Ateliers Varan, where she directed “Cartas De Cabo Ruivo” (2004). She co-directed the documentary “As Cidade E As Trocas” (2014) with Pedro Pinho. “Suzanne Daveau” (2019) is her third documentary.

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