Movies & TV shows
France 1939: One Last Summer
Gustave Folcher, a French farmer, wrote in his 1939 diary that the summer had been long and hot. He was not alone. Many other anonymous French men and women wrote of the beauty and warmth of those sum...
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...
This is not another standard biopic about Frida Kahlo. “Two Fridas” is a poetic film, based on the relation between the Mexican painter and the Costa Rican nurse Judith, who took care of Frida during ...
Shot over the course of ten years on both film and video, the film consists of a series of carefully composed tableaux of people and environments. Pedestrians shuffle across a bustling Beijing street,...
The Children of 209 Saint-Maur Street
After selecting a building in a Jewish neighborhood in Paris, Ruth Zylberman reconstructed its community of inhabitants during the German occupation. 209 RUE SAINT-MAUR is an experimental historiograp...
The Son of Joseph
A young man who lives with his mother and has never known his father, heads off to look for him. He finds a cynical and Machiavellian man who works as a publisher in Paris. After he attempts to kill h...
The story is one of an architect that has lost his inspiration and goes looking for those motivations that pushed him as a youngster to take up the profession. Inspiring him was the baroque movement a...
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.
If You Don't, I Will
A couple goes on a hike in the woods, and the woman refuses to return.
The Secret of the Ant Children
Traveling in North Benin, Cécile crosses the path of a young African mother deposited him, distraught, a baby in arms ... Cecile will adopt this child will grow African and Lancelot in France. The yea...
Four voices and their visions of Guimarães, cradle city of the Portuguese nation and European Capital of Culture in 2012.
Gebo and the Shadow
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 it is the absence of João...
A Kurdish-Iranian poet has just been released from prison. The thought of finding his wife is keeping him going.
Brunes et Blondes
Actresses' hairstyle in movies always carries a strong aesthetic statement associated with erotic, social, and historical meanings. In a bold and unexpected way, the film revisits this ultimate symbol...
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.
The Strange Case of Angelica
A young photographer falls in love with a woman he can't have, except in his dreams. The last photograph of a young bride was taken at the request of a wealthy family. The young woman appears to come ...
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...
Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine at a concert. He took a slow revenge on her after making her face.
A Talking Picture
There is a meditation on civilization. Friends wave as a cruise ship leaves Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a pr...
Porto of My Childhood
A documentary about returning to his hometown was made by Manoel de Oliveira.
I'm Going Home
When Gilbert Valence learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash, his daily routines are suddenly thrown into disarray. He was forced to take care of his grandson, w...
A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poe...
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...
The film takes an ironic look at the pretentiousness of international jet-setters while simultaneously examining an obsessive romantic relationship between an elderly lothario and a beautiful married ...
Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlos Paiva, a father's friend, to whom she is not attracted. They move to the Valley of Abrah...
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, ...
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