João Pedro Rodrigues, João rui Guerra da Mata. Portugal, Francia. 2012. Original language, Spanish subtitles. 85'.
Rodrigues and Guerra da Mata, a pair at the top of their game in Portuguese cinema, embark on an exercise in elliptical docudrama, a kind reverse colourist anddecadent version of'Tabú' by MiguelGomes.WithPortugal's colonial paststill with one foot firmly in the present, they give us a hypnoticstorythatuses film noire techniques about the investigation of a missingdrag queen.