Tag Archives: Portuguese

Posthumous Memories
6.8

Posthumous Memories

Aug. 17, 2001

Posthumous Memories

Free adaptation of Machado de Assis’ classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both. ...
The Lumberman
5.1

The Lumberman

Jul. 14, 2011

The Lumberman

A writer married to an older man falls in love with an art dealer. She resists his advances, but through romantic, handwritten letters, she ...
As Mãos de Meu Filho

As Mãos de Meu Filho

Aug. 28, 2010

As Mãos de Meu Filho

A couple accompany their son’s piano concert. While classical music touches their hearts, the suffering memories of the past – the ...
The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell
6.3

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell

Friends of the recently deceased Quincas take their pal’s body on one last tour of his favorite spots in Brazil’s Bahia. Release: The ...
Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop
6.9

Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop

Inspired by the moving book “Só as Mães São Felizes”, by Lucinha Araújo, Cazuza’s mother, the film covers a little more than 10 ...
Bond

Bond

Jan. 20, 2009

Bond

On January 19, 1982, Lilian lives her first disappointment. She is fifteen and after waiting for a long time, she realises that she has been ...
Mountain
6.5

Mountain

Dec. 31, 2015

Mountain

Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old Bruno’s grandfather is still in hospital. Doctors give ...
Xavier
7.0

Xavier

Jan. 01, 1991

Xavier

Xavier returns to Lisbon after a military stint, determined to lead a meaningful life, only to find his world closing in on him. Release: Xavier ...
Where I Grow Old
6.6

Where I Grow Old

Feb. 09, 2017

Where I Grow Old

Two young Portuguese women try to put down roots in Brazil. Teresa is newly arrived; Francisca has been there a while. This sure-footed, loving ...
Time of the Leopards
5.9

Time of the Leopards

Jun. 16, 1985

Time of the Leopards

As children, a Mozambique native and a Portuguese colonialist were friends. Years have passed and Mozambique is fighting for its independence. ...
Journey to Expo
7.0

Journey to Expo

Feb. 01, 1999

Journey to Expo

When filming “Esta é a Minha Casa”, the Fundos confessed to the director their desire to come to Lisbon. The Portuguese capital was ...
Versailles
6.3

Versailles

Jul. 12, 2013

Versailles

An elderly woman in a wheelchair and a hormone driven teenage boy arrive to a beach cabin where, through rare moments of lucidity, she will ...
Valentina
7.8

Valentina

Jul. 10, 2017

Valentina

Valentina needs to take an important decision in her life, while works with film preservation at the Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art in ...
Trás-os-Montes
7.1

Trás-os-Montes

Jun. 10, 1976

Trás-os-Montes

Reis and Cordeiro’s undisputable masterpiece exploded the meaning and possibilities of ethnographic cinema with its lyrical exploration of ...
Traffic
5.7

Traffic

Dec. 31, 1998

Traffic

Young Jesus is taken on a vacation by his parents (Rita Blanco, Adriano Luz) to a deserted beach resort. They accidentally fall into overnight ...
Torre Bela
7.5

Torre Bela

Aug. 06, 1975

Torre Bela

The rise and fall of a revolutionary cooperative movement established in a large private farm in Ribatejo, Portugal, from March to December 1975 ...
O Trigo e o Joio
7.3

O Trigo e o Joio

Aug. 25, 1965

O Trigo e o Joio

A sad and strong people living in the huge plains of Alentejo. Their endless struggle for bread, their nostalgic, bewitching songs and their ...
The Tyrannical Father
7.9

The Tyrannical Father

Sep. 19, 1941

The Tyrannical Father

While rehearsing the annual play, a clerk tries to regain the attention of his beloved, in a comedy of equivoques. Release: The Tyrannical Father ...
The Milky Way
5.8

The Milky Way

Nov. 02, 2007

The Milky Way

A modern love story set in Sao Paulo about Heitor, a writer and literature professor, and Julia, a theatre student turned veterinarian. A fight ...
The Margin
7.0

The Margin

Jan. 01, 1967

The Margin

At the riverside of rio Tietê, in São Paulo, prostitutes, a pimp, a mentally disabled man, a handicap, people in the margin of the society live ...