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The Convent, 1h30
Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Origin Portugal
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about religion
Actors Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Luís Miguel Cintra, Leonor Silveira, Leonor Silveira

The journey of Michael Padovic, a professor from the U.S.A, who arrives with his wife, Helene, at a Portuguese convent where he expects to find the documents needed to prove his theory: Shakespeare was born in Spain, not in England, and was Jewish. The main characters arrive at the convent where they are greeted by an enigmatic stranger who refers to himself as Baltar; he is the keeper of the convent. Other characters include a fisherman, the beautiful bookkeeper who is attracted to Dr. Padovic's work, and an elderly man who goes by the name of Balthazar.
The Mahabharata
Directed by Peter Brook
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama, War
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films based on mythology, Films about religion, Musiques du monde, Musical films, Mythologie hindoue
Actors Andrzej Seweryn, Georges Corraface, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Bruce Myers, Mallika Sarabhai, Yoshi Oida

In general terms, the story involves epic incidents between two warring families, the Pandavas (representing the good side) and the Kauravas (representing the bad side). Both sides, being the offspring of kings and gods, fight for dominion. They have both been advised by the god Krishna to live in harmony and abstain from the bloody lust for power. Yet their fights come to threaten the very order of the Universe. The plot is framed by a dialogue between the Brahmin sage Vyasa and the Hindu deity Ganesha, and directed towards an unnamed Indian boy who comes to him inquiring about the story of the human race.
Capitão Falcão
Origin Portugal
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Miguel Guilherme, Bruno Nogueira

The film is set in Portugal during the 1960s.
Word and Utopia, 2h10
Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about religion
Actors Lima Duarte, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ricardo Trêpa, Ricardo Trêpa, Miguel Guilherme, Renato De Carmine

Le film relate la vie du prêtre jésuite portugais António Vieira, qui vit au XVII siècle.
A Talking Picture, 1h35
Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Historical
Actors Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Leonor Silveira, Irène Papas, Stefania Sandrelli, Leonor Silveira

It is set in July 2001. Rosa Maria (Leonor Silveira), a university teacher, takes her little daughter Maria Joana on a cruise from their home country of Portugal to Bombay, India, to see Rosa's husband who is an airplane pilot. Her motive is to visit the birthplaces of civilisation. At each port, a new person boards the ship. A famous businesswoman (Catherine Deneuve) boards in France, a famous model (Stefania Sandrelli) in Italy, and a famous actress (Irene Papas) in Athens. The captain of the ship (John Malkovich) invites the three distinguished women to dinner at his table, and they all speak in their own languages for the better part of the conversation. Later in the movie, Maria Joana and Rosa Maria are also invited to his table, where the captain presents the child with a gift.
From Now On, 1h42
Directed by Catarina Ruivo
Origin Portugal
Actors Edgar Morais, Luís Miguel Cintra, Isabel Ruth

Dora (Adelaide de Sousa) divides her time between her work as a beautician, her policeman husband António (Luís Miguel Cintra), and her involvement in left-wing politics. In the story Dora's husband comes across Nelson (Edgar Morais), an unstable kid, makes them realize that what they have in the present is more valuable than what they reject from the past and desire for the future.
Change One's Life, 1h30
Directed by Paulo Rocha
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Geraldo Del Rey, Isabel Ruth, Maria Barroso

Un village de pêcheurs, au nord du Portugal. De retour de la Guerre d'Angola, Adelino découvre que sa fiancée a épousé son frère. Il tente de la reconquérir, puis entame une nouvelle liaison.
The House of the Spirits, 2h20
Directed by Bille August
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Political films, Films about Latin American military dictatorships
Actors Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas, Vanessa Redgrave

Prologue A young woman, Blanca Trueba (Winona Ryder), arrives at a house with an old man and the young woman starts remembering her life.
Saint George, 1h52
Directed by Marco Martins
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Nuno Lopes, Beatriz Batarda, Jean-Pierre Martins, José Raposo

Lisbonne en temps de crise. Jorge, boxeur sans emploi, est obligé de vivre chez son père, et voit sa femme Susana partir au Brésil avec leur fils Nelson. Pour s'en sortir, il accepte un emploi d'intimidateur pour une société de recouvrement de dettes.
Disquiet
Disquiet (2010)
, 1h30
Directed by João Botelho
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Ana Moreira, Alexandra Lencastre, Rita Blanco, Miguel Guilherme, Catarina Wallenstein

Lisbonne, Rua dos Douradores, une chambre. Un homme inquiet rêve et théorise.
Sunday Afternoon, 1h30
Directed by António de Macedo
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Isabel de Castro, Isabel Ruth

Histoire d'amour à l'hôpital entre un médecin et sa patiente leucémique.
Le Dauphin
Le Dauphin (2002)
, 1h25
Directed by Fernando Lopes
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Rogério Samora, Alexandra Lencastre, Isabel Ruth, Miguel Guilherme, Joaquim Leitão

Portugal, fin des années 1960. Tomás da Palma Bravo, « le Dauphin », est un riche propriétaire menant une vie oisive. Il chasse les animaux et les femmes. Un crime est bientôt commis, et le Dauphin semble avoir disparu.
Contre ton coeur, 2h16
Directed by Teresa Villaverde
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Beatriz Batarda, Rita Blanco

Au Portugal, le quotidien d’une famille est bouleversé : le père se retrouve au chômage et la mère doit alors cumuler deux emplois. Mais leur fille est bien décidée à ne pas se laisser abattre et à continuer à vivre sa vie d’adolescente. Une distance trouble s’installe entre eux : le début d’une lente implosion, chacun cherchant à s’adapter à sa façon à cette situation nouvelle.
Photo
Photo (2012)
, 1h25
Directed by Carlos Saboga
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Actors Anna Mouglalis, Johan Leysen, Didier Sandre, Marisa Paredes, José Nieto, Ana Padrão

Sa mère vient de mourir. Son père n’est pas celui qu’elle croyait. Prise entre un passé incertain qu’elle ne connaît qu’à travers les photos laissées par sa mère et la perspective d’un mariage qu’elle ne désire pas réellement, Elisa se lance à la recherche de la vérité. Sa quête d’un père supposé, qui est aussi une fuite en avant, la mène de Paris à Lisbonne, des fantômes de la contestation des années 70 à un présent hypothétique. Elle y croise des morts qui parlent, des mémoires qui flanchent, des tortionnaires à la retraite, de sémillants jeunes gens et au fil de ces rencontres, navigue de doute en doute et de mystère en mystère. Mais connaît-on jamais le fin mot d’une histoire ?