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Nelio's Story - Solveig Nordlund
Nelios's Story
Director: Solveig Nordlund
From: Sweden
Year: 1997 - Minutes: 92
Language: Portuguese/Mozambican with English subtitles
Genre: drama

Shot in Mozambique, but set in an unnamed city, the film depicts the life of an orphan boy, Nelio, whose parents were killed by guerrillas. He escapes to the city and finds magic there and is soon rumoured to possess healing powers, in this violent, yet mythic coming -of-age story. Based on a novel by the popular Swedish writer Henning Mankell.

35mm rental: $250
video sale: $90
DVD sale: $195