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..
I'm Going Home
The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have be..
Porto of My Childhood
Manoel de Oliveira's autobiographical documentary about returning to his hometown.
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 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.