A Swiss sailor jumps ship in Lisbon, tired of the noisy engine room, the ship. He rents a room and does little. He writes letters to his lover, describing the whiteness of the city, the solitude and the silence. He sends his love and emptiness; she replies with love and confusion.
Director: Alain Tanner.
Stars: Bruno Ganz, Teresa Madruga, Julia Vonderlinn, José Carvalho, Victor Costa, Francisco Baião, José Wallenstein, Lidia Franco, Pedro Efe, Cecília Guimarães, Joana Vicente. AKA In the White City