Luís Miguel Cintra

Luís Miguel Cintra

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1949-04-29 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain

74 Movies

Biography

Luís Miguel Valle Cintra (born 29 April 1949) is a Portuguese actor. He has appeared in more than 60 films since 1970.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie

2020.

1 Movie
War

War

2020
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...

2018.

2 Movies
Rage

Rage

2018
Alentejo, Portugal, 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 ...

2016.

2 Movies
Correspondences

Correspondences

2016
Jorge de Sena was forced to leave his country. First he moved to Brazil, and later to the USA. He never returned to Portugal. During his 20-year-long exile, he kept an epistolary correspondence with S...

2014.

2 Movies
Illusion

Illusion

2014
Luis Miguel Cintra, renowned actor, stage director and director of the Portuguese theatre company Teatro da Cornucópia, staged the play Illusion in early 2014. This play was based upon texts by Federi...
The Old Man of Belem

The Old Man of Belem

2014
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.

2013.

3 Movies
The New Testament of Jesus Christ According to John

The New Testament of Jesus Christ According to John

2013
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN read by Luis Miguel Cintra, one of the most prominent Portuguese actors. A glimpse at a personal experience of Jesus, filmed outdoors, from dawn to sunset, and materialize...
Second Hand

Second Hand

2013
Jorge is a loner and a writer of popular books. At night, he looks through other people's windows and thinks that they are truly happy.
If I Were a Thief... I'd Steal

If I Were a Thief... I'd Steal

2013
The 20th century. Vitalino's father died of the epidemic. Vitalino took his father's place in the house after a long time. The village is too small for his ambitions so his sisters are in charge of th...

2012.

1 Movie
Gebo and the Shadow

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 it is the absence of João...

2011.

2 Movies
The world that was (and that is)

The world that was (and that is)

2011
The flash of socialism that once lit Spain.
Demain?

Demain?

2011
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...

2010.

2 Movies
The Sword and the Rose

The Sword and the Rose

2010
Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principle...
The Strange Case of Angelica

The Strange Case of Angelica

2010
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 ...

2009.

1 Movie
Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl

Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl

2009
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 ...

2008.

1 Movie
From Now On

From Now On

2008
Dora divides her time between her work as a beautician, her policeman husband António, and her involvement in left-wing politics. A tale of love and how we must learn to cherish it against all odds in...

2007.

3 Movies
Carlos de Oliveira: Upon the Left Side

Carlos de Oliveira: Upon the Left Side

2007
Carlos Oliveira's literary universe is re-enacted in a studio using the writer’s personal objects and manuscripts, and with the help of Luis Miguel Cintra and Fernando Lopes. Shot with the purpose to ...
One of Us Cannot Be Wrong

One of Us Cannot Be Wrong

2007
The Devil talks only through an image and tell his stories to an imprisoned writer.
Christopher Columbus, The Enigma

Christopher Columbus, The Enigma

2007
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".

2006.

1 Movie
Magic Mirror

Magic Mirror

2006
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...

2004.

1 Movie
The Fifth Empire

The Fifth Empire

2004
Manoel de Oliveira directs José Régio's historical epic of religious and political power struggles. King Sebastião plans to make Portugal the world's Fifth Empire.

2003.

2 Movies
The Days I Don’t Exist

The Days I Don’t Exist

2003
There is a story that mixes fantasy, philosophy and everyday reality. The problem with Antoine Martin is that he only exists for one day out of two. He met a girl named Clémentine, who lives full time...
A Talking Picture

A Talking Picture

2003
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...

2002.

2 Movies
The Uncertainty Principle

The Uncertainty Principle

2002
Having lost her place among the social elite, a widow remarries and starts a family.
The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs

2002
A detective in a South American country is looking for a revolutionary guerilla leader.

2001.

1 Movie
Rending

Rending

2001
A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in broad daylight.

2000.

6 Movies
Captains of April

Captains of April

2000
The story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship, which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar, was told by two young army captains who we...
Snow White

Snow White

2000
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...
Peixe-Lua

Peixe-Lua

2000
The story of a family of bull fighters.
The Heart's Root

The Heart's Root

2000
The old town is located in Lisbon during the celebrations of Saint Anthony. A charismatic nationalist politician is the focus of the story. He met a young transvestite at the festival. Vicente, a poli...
Word and Utopia

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.

1999.

2 Movies
The Letter

The Letter

1999
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...
As Bodas de Deus

As Bodas de Deus

1999
After receiving a visit from a messenger of God, João de Deus wins his buddy's girlfriend through a roll of the dice.

1998.

1 Movie
Anxiety

Anxiety

1998
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...

1995.

1 Movie
The Convent

The Convent

1995
An American professor and his wife travel to a convent in Portugal to find documents that will prove his theory that Shakespeare was born in Spain.

1994.

3 Movies
Casa de Lava

Casa de Lava

1994
The film tells the story of a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his way home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse was lost in abstract drama when s...
Blind Man's Bluff

Blind Man's Bluff

1994
A blind beggar has his money taken from him. There is a dramatic situation in the street where he is begging every day.
Two Brothers, My Sister

Two Brothers, My Sister

1994
The slow and painful destruction of a young, passive woman as she watches her family fall apart is the subject of this dark and intense drama. The family traumas have fallen on Maria's shoulders, as s...

1993.

5 Movies
Villa Mauresque

Villa Mauresque

1993
Vincent, a young Swiss, is upset by his meeting with the city of Lisbon. He will meet two persons: a prostitute of high flight and a great writer fallen and suicidal.
Poor George

Poor George

1993
One night Jorge will meet with a Japanese industrialist, who will allow him to abandon his teaching position and resume his chemical work. However, when he gets home he finds a person there.
Here on Earth

Here on Earth

1993
Miguel (Luis Miguel Cintra) is lucky that his income will only level off if he neglects his business as a financier, and his wife and family will be well supported. Why? Because he has begun hearing n...
Zéfiro

Zéfiro

1993
Southern Portugal is the subject of a film-voyage called Zephyrus. A movie dealing metaphorically with the South of Portugal, singling it out as a place where various cultures came together and mix, g...
Abraham's Valley

Abraham's Valley

1993
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...

1992.

2 Movies
The Last Dive

The Last Dive

1992
Eloi, a paunchy middle-aged man, finds Samuel, a young sad sack, about to kill himself by plunging into the sea. Eloi takes Samuel under his wing, giving him a hot meal and bringing him to a seedy nig...
Day of Despair

Day of Despair

1992
There was a portrait of the last days of the writer.

1991.

1 Movie
The Divine Comedy

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 Profet, Santa Teresa d'Avila, ...

1990.

1 Movie
No, or the Vain Glory of Command

No, or the Vain Glory of Command

1990
A professorish soldier recounts episodes from the entire military history of Portugal while marching through a Portuguese African colony in 1973.

1989.

3 Movies
Blood

Blood

1989
Vicente, seventeen, lives with brother Nino, ten-years-old, and his ailing father in a derelict house on the outskirts of the capital. They don't seem to remember their mother, and are very much attac...
Recollections of the Yellow House

Recollections of the Yellow House

1989
Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor man, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront.
Where the Sun Beats

Where the Sun Beats

1989
Laura lives in the country with her considerably older husband. When Nuno, her brother who study in Lisbon, pays a visit, he realizes that his sister does not have a happy life. He initiates a friends...

1988.

3 Movies
The Cannibals

The Cannibals

1988
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...
A Propósito da Bandeira Nacional

A Propósito da Bandeira Nacional

1988
The meaning of the Portuguese flag is the subject of a documentary.
Tall Stories

Tall Stories

1988
12-year-old Miguel is punished because he has not done his homework properly: he must stay at his aunt's inn for holidays. First bored, then a friendship begins between him and other inn's regular hol...

1987.

2 Movies
The Jester

The Jester

1987
Four years after the Portuguese revolution and the loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa, the story concerns a director who sells guns to raise money for his play.
O Desejado

O Desejado

1987
This visually striking drama is taken from the classic Japanese novel Tales Of Genji by Marasaki Shikibu. Set in modern Portugal, Joao (Luis Miguel Cintra) is a left-wing political leader and ladies m...

1986.

1 Movie
My Case

My Case

1986
Manoel de Oliveira plays his film in three stages: the first part - a play, the second can be roughly defined as a silent film (with the behind the scenes read excerpts from Beckett works), but in the...

1985.

3 Movies
Ninguém Duas Vezes

Ninguém Duas Vezes

1985
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...
Vertiges

Vertiges

1985
In a specialized, hermetic drama about love won and lost, not necessarily by the same individuals, novice director Christine Laurent has focused on the backstage melodramas of an opera company. The co...
The Satin Slipper

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 to Africa to rule the ci...

1984.

1 Movie
Signals of Life

Signals of Life

1984
An approach to the life and work of the writer is based on the testimonies of the author of the texts she reads.

1983.

1 Movie
Gestures and Fragments

Gestures and Fragments

1983
"Essay on the Military and the Power", a phrase that also belongs to the title of "Gestures & Fragments", sums up the spirit of the film, based on three points of view on the same theme: Otelo Saraiva...

1982.

2 Movies
Silvestre

Silvestre

1982
An adaptation of the Bluebeard tale and a 15th century Portuguese fable of a damsel who disguises herself as a knight is a bewitching combination.
Island of Loves

Island of Loves

1982
This film depicts the life of the 19th-century Portuguese writer Wenceslau De Moraes by means of nine ancient ballads from China. The writer married a Chinese woman after he left his wife and family t...

1979.

1 Movie
E Não se Pode Exterminá-lo?

E Não se Pode Exterminá-lo?

1979
The film of a performance of a selection of cabaret comedy sketches by Karl Valentin, with Jorge Silva Melo as stage director. The show was a complete success and has become almost legendary. Solveig ...

1978.

1 Movie
Nem Pássaro Nem Peixe

Nem Pássaro Nem Peixe

1978
A woman isTranslating the front page of H.P. The book is called The Silver Key. Her husband is a journalist. The book describes the conflicts between the real and the imaginary, and how the film's cha...

1977.

1 Movie
O Outro Teatro ou As Coisas Pertencem a Quem as Torna Melhores

O Outro Teatro ou As Coisas Pertencem a Quem as Torna Melhores

1977
O Outro Teatro proposes a look at the independent theater manifestations that came in the wake of the pioneering gestures of Teatro Experimental do Porto.

1974.

1 Movie

1972.

2 Movies
A Pousada das Chagas

A Pousada das Chagas

1972
A representation of fiction and documentary about the museum of Óbidos, Portugal.
Fragments of an Alms-Film

Fragments of an Alms-Film

1972
Maria works in a German umbrella factory as the foreman of the production sector. João Lucas has given up on living a normal life and practically lives in bed, in the midst of green plants. His father...

1971.

1 Movie
He Goes Long Barefoot That Waits For Dead Men's Shoes

He Goes Long Barefoot That Waits For Dead Men's Shoes

1971
The tribulations of two friends who, in despair, start begging from door-to-door, and are given a bundle including, literally, a pair of deadman's shoes

1965.

1 Movie
O Vitral e a Santa Morta

O Vitral e a Santa Morta

1965
The film was shown in the Venice Film Festival in 2008.
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