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Manoel de Oliveira (1908–2015)

Manoel de Oliveira was born on December 11, 1908 in Oporto, Portugal as Manoel Candido Pinto de Oliveira. He was a director and writer, known for To Each His Own Cinema (2007), Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (2009) and I'm Going Home (2001). He was married to Maria Isabel Brandão de Meneses de Almeida Carvalhais. He died on April 2, 2015 ... See full bio »


(age 106) in Oporto, Portugal

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 2015 Um Século de Energia (Documentary short)
 2014 Chafariz das Virtudes (Short)
 2014 O Velho do Restelo (Short)
 2012 Centro Histórico (segment "O Conquistador Conquistado")
 2012 Mundo Invisível (segment "Do Visível ao Invisível")
 2008 Romance de Vila do Conde (Short)
 2008 O Vitral e a Santa Morta (Short)
 2007 Rencontre unique (Short)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Rencontre Unique")
 2005 Do Visível ao Invisível (Short)
 2005 Magic Mirror
 2002 Momento (Short)
 1999 La lettre
 1998 Anxiety
 1996 Party
 1995 The Convent
 1994 A Caixa
 1988 A Propósito da Bandeira Nacional (Documentary short)
 1988 Os Canibais
 1986 Mon cas
 1986 Simpósio Internacional de Escultura em Pedra (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Nice - À propos de Jean Vigo (Documentary)
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Cultural Lisbon (1983)
 1981 Francisca
 1978 Ill-Fated Love (TV Mini-Series)
 1972 Past and Present (as Manuel de Oliveira)
 1965 As Pinturas do Meu Irmão Júlio (Documentary short)
 1964 Villa Verdinho - Uma Aldeia Transmontana (Documentary short)
 1964 A Caça (Short) (as Manuel de Oliveira)
 1959 O Pão (Documentary)
 1958 O Coração (Documentary short)
 1956 The Artist and the City (Documentary short)
 1942 Aniki Bóbó (As Manuel de Oliveira)
 1941 Famalicão (Documentary short)
 1938 Miramar, Praia das Rosas (Documentary short)
 1938 Já Se Fabricam Automóveis em Portugal (Documentary short)
 1937 Os Últimos Temporais: Cheias do Tejo (Documentary short)
 1932 Estátuas de Lisboa (Documentary short)
 1932 Hulha Branca (Documentary short)
 1931 Labor on the Douro River (Documentary short)
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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

MAOM | Manoel Oliveira | Manuel de Oliveira


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Did not become a full-time Director until he was 73 years old. See more »


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