MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 14,581 this week

Labor on the Douro River (1931)
"Douro, Faina Fluvial" (original title)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 419 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 2 critic

A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Oporto.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 37 titles
created 21 Aug 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 04 Mar 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 06 Jan 2014
 
a list of 35 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Labor on the Douro River (1931)

Labor on the Douro River (1931) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Labor on the Douro River.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young man falls helplessly in love with a mysterious blonde woman who turns his life upside down.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Catarina Wallenstein, Diogo Dória
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A photographer is asked by hotel owners to take portraits of their recently deceased daughter.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Sara Carinhas, Isabel Ruth
Short | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Don Quixote, Luís de Camões, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes meet in an eternal garden in the middle of a modern city and talk about life.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Diogo Dória, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ricardo Trêpa
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

An artistic and poetic documentary about the meaning of the Portuguese flag.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Manuela de Freitas
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A painter wanders around the city of Oporto painting what he sees: old and modern buildings, people arriving and leaving work in the factories, children playing.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: António Cruz
Short | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The characters from a historical piece of art come to life to discuss poignant themes such as war and world peace.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Diogo Dória, Daniel Punilhas
Documentary | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Divided into four episodes Roberto Rosellini's performs a ritual trip with India covering culture, beautiful architecture and also the State of India society, create an impression and a ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rossellini
A Caça (1964)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

José and Roberto are friends, and they decide to go hunting but without guns, so that no accident will happen. As they stroll and talk, one of them falls into a hole in a hidden marshland. ... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: António Rodrigues Sousa, João Rocha Almeida, Albino Freitas
Famalicão (1941)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Vasco Santana
Yvone Kane (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After her daughter's death, Rita returns to the African country of her childhood to investigate the death of Yvone Kane, a former political activist and guerrilla fighter. There, she ... See full summary »

Director: Margarida Cardoso
Stars: Beatriz Batarda, Irene Ravache, Samuel Malumbe
Allures (1961)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Jordan Belson
Horse Money (2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.

Director: Pedro Costa
Stars: Tito Furtado, Antonio Santos, Vitalina Varela
Edit

Storyline

A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Oporto.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

19 September 1931 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Douro, Lavoro fluviale  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Shown before Antonio Lopes Ribeiro's "Gado Bravo' (1934). See more »

Connections

Referenced in A 15ª Pedra (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Litanies du feu et de la mer
Composed by Emmanuel Nunes
Played on the piano by Alice Ader
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The story of a working town.
15 November 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Oliveira's first film, shot around the harbour in Oporto, Portugal, is an avant-garde series of images of the fishermen and assorted workers of the town. Although there are obvious influences from other 'art' films of the time, it isn't simply a montage of unrelated images, but a vision of a working town, even with so much as a narrative thread running through. The version I have seen (at the London Film Festival 2001) was overseen by the director himself with a new score by Emmanuel Nunes. It is a pounding, vibrant 18 minutes, despite it's limitations.


14 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Labor on the Douro River (1931) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page