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1.
God's Comedy (1995)
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João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise)... (170 mins.)
 
2.
April Captains (2000)
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Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it. (123 mins.)
 
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Sapatos Pretos (1998)
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In today's Alentejo, a story of love and death based in a real criminal case. (95 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
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Fatima (1997 TV Movie)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Fabrizio Costa
 
5.
Sweet Nightmare (1998)
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To help a friend, Daniel Bricks, a young British engineer living in Portugal, goes to the country to inspect a water dam... (96 mins.)
 
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O Costa do Castelo (1943)
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The unlikely love between Luisinha, a humble girl who lives on a small pension in Lisbon, and Daniel, a wealthy aristocrat who decides to fight for the girl who loves against the prejudices of his family. (135 mins.)
Director: Arthur Duarte
 
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Camarate (2001)
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Luisa, a Portuguese Supreme Court Judge, is given the Camarate File, the investigation of the accident... (100 mins.)
 
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O Fascínio (2003)
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O FASCÍNIO is an intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas. (105 mins.)
 
9.
Rending (2001)
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A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in broad daylight. (93 mins.)
Director: Raquel Freire
 
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In the Darkness of the Night (2004)
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"Noite Escura" is a disturbing movie about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution. (94 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
11.
Amália (2008)
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The story of real-life singing legend Amália Rodrigues who ruled the famous Portuguese acoustic guitar and vocals based music genre called fado. (127 mins.)
 
12.
O Leão da Estrela (1947)
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Anastácio lives in Lisbon and is fanatic for Sporting, one of the city's football teams. When the team travels to face Porto, he follows it with the family, staying in house of his friend, Mr. Barata, pretending to be rich. (121 mins.)
Director: Arthur Duarte
 
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A Song of Lisbon (1933)
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After flunking in medical school, the young and bohemian Vasco need to trick his aunts, the main financers of his studies, preventing them to know that he is not a doctor. (85 mins.)
 
14.
Assalto ao Santa Maria (2010)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Francisco Manso
 
15.
Doomed Love (2008)
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A loner, narcissistic and suicidal teenager attracts most of the people he meets like a fatal aura, a black light... (81 mins.)
Director: Mário Barroso
 
16.
Amo-te, Teresa (2000 TV Movie)
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Teresa and Miguel, of 35 and 15 years respectively, get involved. Teresa is a doctor and, after a frustrated love life... (90 mins.)
 
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A Menina da Rádio (1944)
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Cipriano Lopes e D.Rosa Gonçalves são lojistas na mesma rua e detestam-se. Mas os respectivos filhos amam-se apaixonadamente... (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Duarte
 
18.
Ballet Rose - Vidas Proibidas (1998 Mini-Series)
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Based on a true story this TV-series tells the police investigation that happened at the time of the former regime in Portugal...
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
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Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira (1947)
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Ana Maria loves a modest guitar player, Júlio; when she herself in a 'retiro' (typical fado tavern)... (110 mins.)
 
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Monsanto (2000 TV Movie)
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Rui Sequeira (Vitor Norte), a former fighter in the Colonial War, resident of a small village of Alentejo...
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
21.
O Lampião da Estrela (2000 TV Movie)
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An unsuccessful football manager tries to impress an aristocratic, successful one, with the objective of selling him the passes of two unpromising African players. (90 mins.)
 
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As Pupilas do Senhor Reitor (1935)
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Adaptation of a novel by Júlio Dinis, depicting the romantic and rustic life in Portugal, circa 1863. (102 mins.)
 
23.
Capas Negras (1947)
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(103 mins.)
 
24.
O Dez (2010 TV Movie)
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(100 mins.)
 
25.
Mustang (2000 TV Movie)
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Director: Leonel Vieira
 
26.
Alta Fidelidade (2000 TV Movie)
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Two friends, Nuno (Pedro Laginha) and Flash (Miguel Borges) live together and decide to rent one room...
 
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Dot.com (2007)
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(103 mins.)
 
30.
Alice (2005)
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In the wake of his daughter's disappearance, a father wallowing in grief feeds his desire to find her with unusual methods. (102 mins.)
Director: Marco Martins
 
31.
Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (2009)
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A young man falls helplessly in love with a mysterious blonde woman who turns his life upside down. (64 mins.)
 
32.
Blood Curse (2006)
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A prominent and respected family inherits a beautiful home in the country, nestled deep inside a tiny village. (97 mins.)
 
33.
Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007)
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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. (75 mins.)
 
34.
Embargo (2010)
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Nuno is a man working at a hot dog stand, who also invented a machine which promises to revolutionize the shoe industry- a foot scanner... (80 mins.)
 
35.
José and Pilar (2010 Documentary)
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"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature... (117 mins.)
 
36.
Aniki Bóbó (1942)
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The story takes place in the old streets of Porto and by the banks of the Douro River. A gang of very young kids has just accepted a new member... (71 mins.)
 
37.
The Mutants (1998)
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(113 mins.)
 
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Três Irmãos (1994)
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Lisboa, Portugal, mid-1990s. Three brothers, a young woman and two young men, are living together, careless of the future... (108 mins.)
 
39.
Maria do Mar (1930)
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Falacha is the captain of a fishing boat of Nazaré who lost part of his men in a shipwreck. Among them was the husband of Aunt Aurélia... (94 mins.)
 
40.
Ainda Há Pastores? (2006 Documentary)
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(72 mins.)
Director: Jorge Pelicano
 
41.
Páre, Escute, Olhe (2009 Documentary)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Jorge Pelicano
 
42.
Arena (2009 Short Film)
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A young man under house arrest spends his time in the best way he can by making some tattoos. His relative... (15 mins.)
Director: João Salaviza
 
43.
Os Imortais (2003)
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Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" ("The Immortals"), get together with... (130 mins.)
 
44.
Second Life (2009)
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Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for... (85 mins.)
 
45.
O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005)
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An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman. (100 mins.)
 
46.
Balas & Bolinhos (2001)
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A group of friends meet and combine a robbery from a gasoline station. (62 mins.)
Director: Luis Ismael
 
47.
Filme da Treta (2006)
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(91 mins.)
 
48.
Sorte Nula (2004)
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Alberto is planning the ultimate romantic escape, but before he can catch the airplane he will endure the creepiest day of his life. (85 mins.)
 
49.
Contrato (2009)
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Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the major mobster of the Iberian Peninsula, but nothing is what it seems. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicolau Breyner
 
50.
Goodbye, Father (1996)
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For a 13-year-old boy like Filipe, the prospect of a summer vacation in the Azores with his father is like a dream come true. But dreams are sometimes just a way to avoid facing reality... (85 mins.)
 
52.
Um Funeral à Chuva (2010)
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Life is too sweet to cry. (129 mins.)
Director: Telmo Martins
 
53.
Breathing Under Water (2000)
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What stops two people from being together? A third one. What stops one person from fighting for another... (45 mins.)
 
54.
Adriana (2004)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Margarida Gil
 
55.
Julgamento (2007)
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In 1970, a man is tortured and murdered by the regime's secret police. Now nearly 40 years later, his friend... (98 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
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'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)
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Episodes from entire military history of Portugal are told through flashbacks as a professorish soldier... (110 mins.)
 
58.
Backlight (2010)
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Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have the opportunity to save each other. (90 mins.)
 
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The Art of Stealing (2008)
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Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess. (103 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
61.
Call Girl (2007)
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Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more complex when Madeira finds out that Maria, the passion of his life, is the bait that will force the politician to give way. (145 mins.)
 
62.
Abraham's Valley (1993)
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Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr... (187 mins.)
 
63.
Zona J (1998)
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Tó is a black boy from Zona J, a tough neighborhood in Lisbon, and falls in love with a white girl, Carla. Tó dreams to live in Angola, where his parents were born, however the reality the two teens are in makes everything complicated. (96 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
64.
Jaime (1999)
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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together... (111 mins.)
 
65.
Corrupção (2007)
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A crime drama based on the life of a woman who lived for years with a man that was the head of a corruption network in the Portuguese football world. (90 mins.)
 
66.
The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942)
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This classic of Portuguese cinema depicts the friendships and rivalries of the inhabitants of a square in downtown Lisbon, where exists a spirit of familiarity between neighbors. (121 mins.)
Director: Ribeirinho
 
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As Bodas de Deus (1999)
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(150 mins.)
 
68.
Uma Abelha na Chuva (1972)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
69.
Belarmino (1964 Documentary)
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Interview with a has-been boxing champion «who could have been great», probing, and soul revealing. (80 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
70.
98 Octanas (2006)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
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Labor on the Douro River (1931 Documentary)
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A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Porto. (20 mins.)
 
72.
Lá Fora (2004)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
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The Tyrannical Father (1941)
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Francisco, salesman in a shoe store, is totally in love with Tatão, which sells perfume in the same street. But he is an amateur theater actor, as she hates theater and is a fan of cinema. Will this unlikely love endure? (114 mins.)
 
74.
Camões (1946)
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The adventurous life of Portugal's epic poet, Luis de Camões. (118 mins.)
 
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Crónica dos Bons Malandros (1984)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
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O Último Mergulho (1992)
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(88 mins.)
 
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A Caça (1964 Short Film)
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José and Roberto are friends, and they decide to go hunting but without guns, so that no accident will happen... (21 mins.)
 
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Ala-Arriba! (1942 Documentary)
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In a village of poor fishermen in the North of Portugal, João Moço and Julha fall in love. Unfortunately they belong to two different fisher castes and the community as well as their respective families condemn their love... (94 mins.)
 
79.
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1969 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
 
80.
Quem Espera por Sapatos de Defunto Morre Descalço (1970 Short Film)
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The tribulations of two friends who, in despair, start begging from door-to-door, and are given a bundle including, literally, a pair of deadman's shoes. (34 mins.)
 
81.
Nazaré, Praia de Pescadores (1929 Documentary)
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As Palavras e os Fios (1962 Documentary)
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The production and the economic and social relevance of electric cables, may be watched as abstract art to the tunes of jazz. (12 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
83.
As Pedras e o Tempo (1961 Documentary)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
84.
Dying to Go Home (1996)
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A Portuguese immigrant in Holland dies in an accident and is buried in a cemetery in Amsterdam. Soon... (102 mins.)
 
85.
Dribbling Fate (1998)
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Life has moved too fast for Mane. at the age of 50 he watches the slow sacrifice of his ideals. His wife... (77 mins.)
 
86.
Too Late (2000)
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A touching and tragic real life story about a group of Portuguese fishermen who get caught in the middle of a storm in the Tejo river (Lisbon) and struggle to survive. (95 mins.)
 
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The Mystery of Sintra (2007)
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A critique of the romantic Portuguese society of the nineteenth century. (98 mins.)
 
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Five Days, Five Nights (1996)
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In the 1940s André escapes from prison and is forced to leave the country illegally. In Oporto some friends arrange him a man... (100 mins.)
 
89.
Blood of My Blood (2011)
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A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week. (131 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
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Lisboners (2004 Documentary)
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(105 mins.)
 
91.
Suicídio Encomendado (2007)
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Picture yourself at home... The phone rings and they try to sell you something - the usual idiots..... (90 mins.)
 
92.
Balas & Bolinhos - O Regresso (2004)
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A group of friends that meet after some years apart,decide to hunt a treasure. (108 mins.)
Director: Luis Ismael
 
93.
Kiss Me (2004)
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This movie bring us a story about a woman named Laura (Marisa Cruz) that lives in a small portuguese town during the 50's... (120 mins.)
 
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Tentação (1997)
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Father Antonio is a priest by vocation, committed and generous, dear people of Vila Daires a quiet village of the north... (115 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
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A Talking Picture (2003)
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Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations. (96 mins.)
 
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Tabu (2012)
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A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa. (118 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
 
97.
Perdida Mente (2010)
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The story of a man who sees his life change radically upon confronting his progressive loss of memory. As his neurological condition advances, it affects not only his own life but the lives of all those who surround him. (63 mins.)
Director: Margarida Gil
 
98.
The Gilded Cage (2013)
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For thirty years now Maria and José Ribeiro have been living on the ground floor of a Haussmannian building... (90 mins.)
Director: Ruben Alves
 
99.
7 Pecados Rurais (2013)
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The film tells the story of Quim (João Paulo Rodrigues) and Zé (Pedro Alves), who are reunited with two cousins away from Lisbon... (97 mins.)
Director: Nicolau Breyner
 
100.
Cats Don't Have Vertigo (2014)
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An 18 year old boy with a complicated life starts a criminal career but ends up on a rooftop of Lisbon... (124 mins.)