Leonor Bessa-Luís Alves Baldaque is a Portuguese actress and writer who was born in 1977 in Porto and currently lives in Paris. She regularly starred on films directed by veteran Manoel de Oliveira. She is granddaughter of Award-winning writer Agustina Bessa-Luís. Leonor was one of the European Shooting Stars nominated by the European Film Promotion.In January 2012, Gallimard published her first novel "Vita (La Vie Légère)".In 2020, Verdier published her second novel "Piero Solitude".
Movies & TV shows
Christopher Columbus, The Enigma
A true story of a doctor and his wife who went on a journey in order to prove that discoverer Christopher Columbus was in fact Portuguese. Inspired by the book "Cristóvão Colon Era Português".
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...
38 years later, Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine at a concert. After making her face her past, he took a slow revenge on her.
The Conquest of Faro
Arriving in a hotel in the city of Faro, a couple learns there are no available tables left. When another couple agrees to share a table, they spark a conversation on the city’s history, unfolding the...
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...
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...
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