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Original name: Baan
English name: Baan
Year: 2023
Run time: 102 Min
Language: Portuguese, English
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Portugal
Director: Leonor Teles
Producers: Filipa Reis
cast: Carolina Miragaia, Meghna Lall
Screenplay: Leonor Teles, Ágata de Pinho, Francisco Mira Godinho
Cinematographer: Leonor Teles
Editor: Lívia Serpa, Sandra T.
Sound Designer: Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso, Joana Niza Braga
Production Company: Uma Pedra no Sapato
World Sales: Totem Films


  • Locarno FF 2023
  • Reykjavik IFF 2023
  • Tallinn Black Nights FF 2023
  • Sarajevo FF 2023

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2019 Dog's Barking at Birds (Short)
  • 2018 Ashore (Documentary)
  • 2016 Batrachian's Ballad (Short)

Director's Biography:

 Leonor Teles

Leonor Teles’ debut short Batrachian’s Ballad (2016) won the Golden Bear at Berlinale and the Firebird Award at Hong Kong. Her first documentary feature Ashore (2018) won the SCAM Award at Cinéma du Réel. Her latest short Dogs Barking at Birds (2019) premiered in Orizzonti at Venice and was nominated for the EFA. She also works as a cinematographer and her last collaboration with director João Canijo, Bad Living (2023), won the Silver Bear at Berlinale.


When Home stops feeling like one, wandering becomes routine. Time, space and emotions implode, blurring Lisbon with Bangkok. Past, present or perhaps future intertwine in a story that begins when L meets K.