Diogo Dória (born 16 April 1953) is a Portuguese film actor who has worked in France and Portugal and is most associated with his films for director Manoel de Oliveira.
Movies & TV shows
The memories of a Portuguese teacher in the present will make us follow his father, who was a fighter in the colonial war, and we will constantly be haunted by those memories. He'll walk us through th...
A Yellow Animal
Obsessed with questions about his past, a bankrupt, white Brazilian filmmaker undertakes an epic journey from Brazil to Mozambique and Portugal. This melancholic fable mixes animation, live-action, vo...
The chronicle of a Portuguese family that owns one of the largest estates in Europe, on the south bank of the River Tagus. The historical, political, economic and social life of Portugal, since the 19...
When the police show up for an ID check, Magloire is smoking a cigarette in an abandoned train station. He starts running with no luggage and no future until he meets a man who will inherit a fortune....
O Labirinto da Saudade
Documentary adaptation of the book "Labirinto da Saudade," a deconstruction of the Portuguese ethos from a philosophical and historical point of view, written by Eduardo Lourenço.
How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal, 1927. The writer and journalist Fernando Pessoa accepts from his boss the commission to create an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca; but conservative government authorities...
Alentejo was founded in 1950. In a desolate region where the wind seems to speak, a desperate man takes his revenge on those who caused his ruin, unable to get the bread he needed to feed his family.
Brazil, 18th century. The colony of Portugal endures a decline in gold production. A Portuguese minority rules over a corrupt and autocratic society. Joaquim is an efficient soldier, famous for captur...
Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One
He told King Shahryar unfinished tales despite his promise to kill his new wives. The stories she tells Shahryar are not in the book. The film was made in Portugal. Rich and poor, powerless and powerf...
Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.
Visit, or Memories and Confessions
A long-hidden, personal doc about leaving a beloved house by the late, revered Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira.
The Old Man of Belem
Don Quixote, Luís de Camões, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes meet in an eternal garden in the middle of a modern city and talk about life.
A look at the art of two pairs of brothers, plastic artists: João Queiroz, Jorge Queiroz; Pedro Tropa and Francisco Tropa.
The short life of the Uruguayan poet Delmira Agustini is colourfully portrayed, not as a conventional biopic, but as a visual poem which evokes the turbulent life and complex personality of the litera...
A girl drives a speedboat and pulls a young man after a water-skiing accident. When a crash happens, they are both challenging their limits. Stan wakes up from a coma to find out that his identity is ...
A Morte de Carlos Gardel
The same title was inspired by the book.
The Panels of São Vicente de Fora: A Poetic Vision
The characters from a historical piece of art come to life to discuss poignant themes such as war and world peace.
Humberto hanged himself. Catarina, Paulo and Victor want the company where Humberto used to work for to take responsibility in his death, leading them to kidnappe the company’s director in an act of d...
The Portuguese Nun
A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl
Macário spends an entire train journey to the Algarve talking to a woman he does not know about the trials and tribulations of his love life: straight after starting his first job as a book keeper at ...
Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to serve in the home of wealthy Alfreda. He was surprised when she told him that her greatest desire was to see the Virgin Mary. Now come...
Viúva Rica Solteira Não Fica
Ana Catarina returns from Brazil with her father and her nanny to marry a man she doesn't know and doesn't like. A terrible coincidence happens when, on the same day, the young woman becomes a widow a...
In mid-September 1992, journalist Guida Fontes have to go to Luanda to cover the elections in Angola. In the meantime, she had committed herself to discovering and interviewing the poet Júlio Vera. In...
Love Torn in Dreams
A serious young man of free spirit is forced by his surroundings to become rich at all costs. A group of children are trying to convert unbelievers. The running costs of the convent are paid for by th...
A poor family has a sickly girl. When the Virgin Mary appears to the girl in a cavern near Lourdes, no one takes her seriously, even when she digs up a wellspring at the Virgin's instructions. They we...
Monteiro moved far away from the visual opulence defined by his earlier films with his inspired adaptation of radical Swiss writer Robert Walser’s anti-fairy tale. Carefully restricting the image trac...
Word and Utopia
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.
Life has moved too fast for Mane. at the age of 50 he watches the slow sacrifice of his ideals. His wife, Lucy, has locked him in to a daily routine. His work in a small commercial shop and grocer's h...
Mário Eloy - A Runaway Painter
Documentary about the life and work of Mário Eloy, one of the greatest painters of the second generation of modernism in Portugal.
An anthology film drama featuring a poetic mirror structure based on existential identity. In "The Immortals," adapted from a Helder Prista Monteiro play, two famous doctors, an 80-year-old father, an...
Voyage to the Beginning of the World
Manoel is an aging film director who travels with the film crew through Portugal in search of the origins of Afonso, a famous French actor whose father emigrated from Portugal to France and in the pro...
Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember
Mastroianni talks about his career as an actor. It's an anecdotal and philosophical memoir, moving from topic to topic, fully conscious of a man of a certain age. He tells stories about Fellini and De...
The Divine Comedy
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 Profet, Santa Teresa d'Avila, ...
No, or the Vain Glory of Command
A professorish soldier recounts episodes from the entire military history of Portugal while marching through a Portuguese African colony in 1973.
Treasure of the Bitch Islands
The world after the atomic age. An engineer disappears, together with his consortium (Kryo'Corp) and his discovery: a new energy source powered by the fusion of two primary substances. Ulysses, Kryo'C...
Maria is a sweet child. She hasn’t father and doesn’t like her mother. She has a boyfriend, A bandit who would like to change his class.
Piano panier ou La recherche de l'équateur
A film about two young women, trying to decide how to go on with their lives and loves: Marie just dumped her boyfriend, who's married and can see her just secretly twice a week. At this point Pipa in...
The characters' human need for affection is underscored by this symbolic drama. Children steal lemons for the thrill, while women steal other women's men to prove they can. Drug smuggling, love affair...
This odd film is a major representative of an even odder film genre: direct-to-celluloid opera. It was commissioned by the Portuguese master of style, director Manoel de Oliveira from composer João Pa...
Summer of 1964. The professor Carlos and the couple Dário and Alda spend time together in the beach during vacations. Away from the colonial war, everything seems lost in time.
Passagem ou a Meio Caminho
Ambulatory history, freely inspired by Georg Büchner's biography (1813-37) and the reasons that led him first to political intervention and then to strict isolation. With students of unidentified pres...
A Girl in Summer
It is the end of summer and Isabel is a relationship with Diogo. She don't quite know what she wants from her life going forward as her father gets sick.
Simpósio Internacional de Escultura em Pedra
A documentary following the process of sculpting in stone, from the creation to the final work of art.
A Portuguese Farewell
In Africa, during the colonial war, a patrol is lost in the bush and a soldier dies in operation. Twelve years later, in Portugal, the soldier family meets in peace.
Ninguém Duas Vezes
Director Jorge Silva Melo has developed a viable, though highly intellectual mystery story about the world of art and culture and murder in this somewhat theatrical presentation. When German artist Be...
The Satin Slipper
During the century of the Spanish Gold, Doa Prouhze, wife of a nobleman, deeply loves Don Rodrigo, who is forced to leave Spain and go to America. Prouhze is sent to Africa to rule the city. After 10 ...
Um S Marginal
A network of ocean and solar power transformers will be installed along the Portuguese coast in the near future. Domestic animals disappear from the cities and return to nature in upland areas as the ...
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