Embargo is a 2010 film that is an adaptation of a tale included in the 1978 Quasi Object by the Portuguese writer José Saramago.
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Nuno is a man working at a hot dog stand, who also invented a machine which promises to revolutionize the shoe industry- a foot scanner. In the middle of a gasoline embargo and finding himself in a strange predicament, Nuno becomes mysteriously confined to his car, finding his life suddenly embargoed. *Wikipedia*