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João Botelho (I)

Born in Lamego, Portugal. Has worked as graphic artist, book illustrator and film critic. Made first short in 1976. See full bio »

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Disquiet Director
Tráfico Director


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 2016 O Cinema, Manoel de Oliveira e Eu (Documentary)
 2015 Os Maias (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015)
- Episode #1.3 (2015)
- Episode #1.2 (2015)
- Episode #1.1 (2015)
 2015 Nos Campos em Volta (Documentary short)
 2015 O Som da Prata (Documentary short)
 2014 Quatro
 2012 Bravo Som dos Tambores (Documentary short)
 2012 La Valse (Short)
 2012 Anquanto la Lhéngua fur Cantada (Documentary)
 2010 Disquiet
 2010 Oh Lisboa, Meu Lar (Documentary short)
 2009 Para Que Este Mundo Não Acabe! (Documentary)
 2007 A Terra Antes do Céu (Documentary)
 2007 Corrupção (uncredited)
 2007 A Baleia Branca - Uma Ideia de Deus (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Avé Maria (TV Short)
 2005 The Fatalist
 2001 Who Are You?
 1999 Se a Memória Existe (Short)
 1998 Tráfico
 1997 Érase unha vez en Compostela (Documentary short) (collaborating director)
 1993 Aqui na Terra
 1978 Alexandre e Rosa (Short)
 1976 Um Projecto de Educação Popular (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Theatre: Play - "Sonho de Verão", directed by João Botelho and starring Suzana Borges. Played in October 2005 at Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, Portugal. It's the first work in theater of João Botelho.

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Honored with a tribute by the Festival Cinéma du Réel in Paris (France) in March 2006. See more »

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