Sidney Poitier at Firipe Beruberu Barber Shop

Director: Francisco Villalobos
Countries: Portugal / Mozambique
Year: 2001
Running Time: 18 min.
Language: Portuguese


Set in Mozambique at the end of the colonial period, Firipe is a barber who works under a huge tree in the busy square with his assistant Gaspar Vivito. To attract and impress his customers, Firipe has no hesitation in inventing stories about famous clients who have had their hair cut by him, including Sidney Poitier.