Leonor Silveira

Leonor Silveira

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1970-10-28 (50 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

34 Movies · 2 TV shows

Biography

Leonor da Silveira Moreno e Lemos Gomes (born 28 October 1970) is a Portuguese film actress who made her film debut in The Cannibals for director Manoel de Oliveira in 1988. She appeared in most of Oliveira's subsequent films.She is the daughter of João José de Azevedo e Lemos Gomes and his wife Maria Ana da Silveira Moreno, and is the older sister of Lourenço da Silveira Moreno de Lemos Gomes.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

2 Movies
Name Above Title

Name Above Title

2020
Candide is a cold and seductive serial killer that falls in love with a girl who just committed suicide. “Name Above Title”, written and directed by Conceição, fits into the visual and narrative unive...
All the Dead Ones

All the Dead Ones

2020
The story of the decline of the Soares family in the final months of the 19th century. Isabel is the dying mother, and her daughters are Maria and Ana. The three women try hard to forget about their p...

2018.

1 Movie
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.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Cinema, Manoel de Oliveira and Me

Cinema, Manoel de Oliveira and Me

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 journey into Oliveira’s ci...
TV
Terapia

Terapia

2016
The show follows Mrio Magalhes through his weekly meetings with his patients as well as his appointment with his own therapist.

2015.

1 Movie
John From

John From

2015
Rita is fifteen and spends the summer between warm afternoons of teenage love and party nights with her friend Sara. From Portugal to the South Pacific, the pleasures of this routine will take a turn ...

2014.

1 Movie
João's Nightmare

João's Nightmare

2014
João still lives at home with his parents. With absolutely no idea what to do with his life, he leaves the city centre to hang out in the outskirts. The abandoned factory where he spends his days is t...

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...

2010.

1 Movie
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 ...

2007.

2 Movies
Manoel de Oliveira, O Caso Dele

Manoel de Oliveira, O Caso Dele

2007
A tribute documentary to Manoel de Oliveira, on occasion of his 100th birthday.
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.

2 Movies
Belle Toujours

Belle Toujours

2006
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.
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...

2003.

1 Movie
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.

1 Movie
The Uncertainty Principle

The Uncertainty Principle

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

2001.

2 Movies
Porto of My Childhood

Porto of My Childhood

2001
A documentary about returning to his hometown was made by Manoel de Oliveira.
I'm Going Home

I'm Going Home

2001
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...

2000.

1 Movie
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.

1 Movie
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...

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...

1997.

3 Movies
Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember

Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember

1997
In 1996, 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 Felli...
Porto Santo

Porto Santo

1997
A technical problem aboard a transatlantic flight forces a plane to land in Porto Santo, the small island of Madeira's archipelago where, according to a legend, Christopher Columbus the 15th century n...
Voyage to the Beginning of the World

Voyage to the Beginning of the World

1997
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...

1996.

1 Movie
Party

Party

1996
Manoel de Oliveira's 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 b...

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.

1 Movie
Three Palm Trees

Three Palm Trees

1994
Lisbon, on a winter day in 1994, between six and fourteen o'clock. A forty-year-old woman despairs in the last eight hours preceding the birth of her first child.

1993.

2 Movies
Oliveira, l'architecte

Oliveira, l'architecte

1993
Paulo Rocha catches up with his “beloved subject” in Porto, where he made Douro, Faina Fluvial in 1929, and where today Oliveira reminisces about the figure of his father, his first experience of cine...
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
No Dia dos Meus Anos

No Dia dos Meus Anos

1992
This Portuguese movie directed by João Botelho, is part of The Four Elements series. This is the second episode, The Air.
Twin Flames

Twin Flames

1992
Redheaded twins Armando and Beatriz always dreamed of being firefighters but during a rainy, uneventful winter they find themselves spending less time putting out infernos than they do helping neighbo...

1991.

2 Movies
Retrato de Família

Retrato de Família

1991
The daughter of a photographer and a circus artist was named Ofelia. When her father is hospitalized with a nervous breakdown, she decides to find out the reason and in doing so discovers the truth ab...
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.

1988.

1 Movie
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...

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
TV
Gloria

Gloria

The historical espionage thriller follows an engineer who was recruited by the KGB to take on high-risk espionage missions that could change the course of Portuguese and world history.
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