A Talking Picture
A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips..
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 ..
One of Us Cannot Be Wrong
The Devil talks only through an image and tell his stories to an imprisoned writer.
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-fair..
The Dancer Upstairs
A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
The Fifth Empire
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..
The Heart's Root
Set in the Lisbon during the festivities of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of lovers and the old town. The story is about Cato, a nationalist politician who..
The Uncertainty Principle
Having lost her place among the social elite, a widow remarries and starts a family.
Word and Utopia
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.