A veteran sets out to investigate Portugal's 35 yearlong silence over its colonial war (1961-74). Equipped with archive footage shot during his commission, he meets with fellow veterans and together they embark on a journey through long unspoken memories. Soon questions emerge: how much did the war really change them? Why did they shut down their memories until now? And how did this affect their lives and their families'? In fact, how much did this silence affect the entire country?

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AndrĂ© Brito is a UK based documentary filmmaker with an interest in social issues, scientific progress and video portraiture. With a Master of Arts in documentary by practice, experience in investigative journalism and in advertising he has been both a one-man-band and a team organizer across different media projects.             Read more (Profile)