Search results for "Manoel de Oliveira"


O Cinema, Manoel de Oliveira e Eu (2016)

“An old photograph taken 36 years ago. His hand rests on my shoulder. A blessing, a gift. Then a history of over four decades of friendship, admiration and apprenticeship. A ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  João Botelho
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Aniki-Bóbó (1942)

Aniki-Bóbó is a 1942 Portuguese film directed by Manoel de Oliveira. It is his first feature-length film. Mostly children, from Oliveira's hometown, Porto, play in its story. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Nascimento Fernandes  •  Américo Botelho  •  Horácio Silva  •  Feliciano David

A Talking Picture (2003)

A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Leonor Silveira  •  Filipa de Almeida  •  John Malkovich  •  Catherine Deneuve

Word and Utopia (2000)

The story of Father Antonio Vieira, a 17th-century Portuguese priest who lived in Brazil and worked for better treatment of the Indians and to abolish slavery.  (more)

GENRES: History
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Lima Duarte  •  Luís Miguel Cintra  •  Ricardo Trêpa  •  Leonor Silveira

Porto of My Childhood (2001)

Manoel de Oliveira's autobiographical documentary about returning to his hometown.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
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The Satin Slipper (1985)

During the century of the Spanish Gold, Doña Prouhèze, wife of a nobleman, deeply loves Don Rodrigo, who is forced to leave Spain and go to America. Meanwhile Prouhèze is sent ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Luís Miguel Cintra  •  Patricia Barzyk  •  Anne Consigny  •  Anne Gautier

Francisca (1981) RT Audience 75%

The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Teresa Menezes  •  Diogo Dória  •  Mário Barroso  •  Nuno Carinhas

Benilde or the Virgin Mother (1975)

A young girl, Benilde, so protected by her religious family that she seemingly knows nothing about procreation, insists that her mysterious pregnancy is a miracle; however, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Maria Amélia Matta  •  Jorge Rolla  •  Varela Silva  •  Glória de Matos

Past and Present (1972)

This is an intriguing avant-garde look at what motivates the leisurely classes in Portugal, for better or worse, by director Manoel de Oliveira. Set in a spacious country home ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
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Rite of Spring (1963)

Local people of Curalha, a small village, keep a tradition of representing the Passion of Jesus, since and according to a 16th text.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
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The Hunt (1964) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Mar 2007

José and Roberto are friends, and they decide to go hunting but without guns, so that no accident will happen. As they stroll and talk, one of them falls into a hole in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  António Rodrigues Sousa  •  João Rocha Almeida  •  Albino Freitas  •  Manuel De Sa

Hard Work on the River Douro (1931)

Short silent documentary from 1931 about those working on the River Douro in Oporto.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
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The Strange Case of Angelica (2010) RT 88% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Sep 2011

A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Pilar López de Ayala  •  Leonor Silveira  •  Filipe Vargas  •  Ricardo Trêpa

Blind Man’s Buff (1994)

A blind beggar is robbed of his chest of money. The theft leads to a dramatic situation in the street where he begs every day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Luís Miguel Cintra  •  Beatriz Batarda  •  Diogo Dória  •  Isabel Ruth

The Day of Despair (1992)

Portrait of the last days of the life of Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Mário Barroso  •  Teresa Madruga  •  Luís Miguel Cintra  •  Diogo Dória

Historic Centre (2012)

Four voices and their visions of Guimaraes, cradle city of the Portuguese nation and European Capital of Culture in 2012.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira  •  Pedro Costa  •  Víctor Erice  •  Aki Kaurismäki
CAST:  Ilkka Koivula  •  Ventura  •  Valdemar Santos  •  Henriqueta Oliveira

Invisible World (2011)

An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Maria de Medeiros  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Gian Vittorio Baldi  •  Marco Bechis  •  Laís Bodanzky  •  Beto Brant  •  Guy Maddin  •  Jerzy Stuhr  •  Cisco Vasques  •  Wim Wenders
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The Divine Comedy (1991)

In a mental institution the patients see themselves as people like Jesus, Lázaro, Marta, Maria, Adão, Eve, Sonia, Raskolnikov, Aliosha e Ivan Karamasov, a Philosopher, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Maria de Medeiros  •  Miguel Guilherme  •  Luís Miguel Cintra  •  Mário Viegas

Gebo and the Shadow (2012)

Despite his age and general weariness, Gebo keeps on working as an accountant to provide for his family. He lives with his wife, Doroteia, and his daughter-in-law, Sofia, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Michael Lonsdale  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Leonor Silveira