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A trip to Portugal with some friends offers a teenage girl the brief chance not to think about her mother’s recent death – but it is not that easy to put aside her grief.
A teenager tries to escape the grief about her mother’s decease by joining her friends on a graduation trip to a Portuguese party town. Here, she immerses herself into a fuddle of liquor, drugs, dancing and sex. She bathes in the sun on the beach, buys ecstasy in a club and goes to a party with a local boy. But the faster she runs, the more the feeling she tries to escape catches up with her.


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Title: A Holiday from Mourning
Year: 2020
Duration : 15 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2020

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