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The Garbage Man

International Competition, Best of 2022, Short Film
The Garbage Man


  • Directed by: Laura Gonçalves
  • Country: Portugal
  • Runtime: 11:45 min.


On a hot August afternoon, the family gathered at the table remembers uncle Botão: the Colonial War, emigration to France, where he lived and worked thirty years as a garbage man.


Animafest Zagreb 2022 – Grand Prix for the Best Short Film and Audience Award