MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,445 this week

A Caixa (1994)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 259 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Stories about neighboring in Lisbon are told by a homeless blind man who's only means of support is his elm box.

Director:

Writers:

(based on the play by), (adaptation)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 25 Dec 2010
 
a list of 23 titles
created 17 Mar 2011
 
list image
a list of 333 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 105 titles
created 13 Apr 2012
 
a list of 162 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "A Caixa" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Caixa (1994)

A Caixa (1994) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Caixa.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week.

Director: João Canijo
Stars: Rafael Morais, Rita Blanco, Anabela Moreira
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A feature film with four stories celebrating the city of Guimarães in the North of Portugal.

Directors: Pedro Costa, Manoel de Oliveira, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Judite Araujo, Maria Fatima Braga Lima, Marco Carreira
God's Comedy (1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and... See full summary »

Director: João César Monteiro
Stars: Cláudia Teixeira, João César Monteiro, Manuela de Freitas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: JC Falcon
Stars: Ángela Molina, Elvira Mínguez, Antonia San Juan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Local people of Curalha, a small village, keep a tradition of representing the Passion of Jesus, since and according to a 16th text.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Nicolau Nunes Da Silva, Ermelinda Pires, Maria Madalena
Drama

Three connected stories set in Brazil following a visit of devil to earth, a case of adultery and the delusions of an ornithologist.

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Vanda is a young widow, with a number of marriages past her, who tends to venerate each deceased husband, as much as she betrays and denigrates the present one.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Stars: Maria de Saisset, Manuela de Freitas, Bárbara Vieira
Ill-Fated Love (TV Mini-Series 1979)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A story about doomed love between to people from different worlds and the impact in their lives.

Stars: António Sequeira Lopes, Cristina Hauser, Elsa Wallencamp
Alice I (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the wake of his daughter's disappearance, a father wallowing in grief feeds his desire to find her with unusual methods.

Director: Marco Martins
Stars: Nuno Lopes, Beatriz Batarda, Miguel Guilherme
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
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

How happy and proud they are those two ladies back in their Tras-os-Montes region! Thanks to them, their bright nephew can study medicine in Lisbon and may already have become a physician. ... See full summary »

Director: José Cottinelli Telmo
Stars: Vasco Santana, Beatriz Costa, António Silva
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Francisco, behave! I Know it's your birthday, you are thirty now, it's carnival, you've dressed as a cowboy for the school party and you are surrounded by kids you hate. But that's no ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Gomes
Stars: José Airosa, Gracinda Nave, Sara Graça
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luís Miguel Cintra ...
Blind Man
Glicínia Quartin ...
Old Woman
Ruy de Carvalho ...
Taverner
...
Daughter
Diogo Dória ...
Friend
Isabel Ruth ...
Saleswoman
Filipe Cochofel ...
Son-in-Law
Sofia Alves ...
Prostitute
Mestre Duarte Costa ...
Guitar Player
Paula Seabra ...
Pregnant Woman
Miguel Guilherme ...
Man 1
António Fonseca ...
Man 2
Rogério Samora ...
Man 3
Tiago Henriques ...
Grandson
Gilberto Gonçalves ...
Crippled
Edit

Storyline

Stories about neighboring in Lisbon are told by a homeless blind man who's only means of support is his elm box.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

blindness | based on play

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

18 November 1994 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Blind Man's Bluff  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

A Gaívota
Written and Performed by Isabel Ruth
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The less boring Oliveira film...
18 March 2003 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Certainly a masterpiece... The old Manoel de Oliveira presented us with a fine comedy, where everything falls apart, very dark humour and questions on the human nature.

The best of Oliveira, even for those who don't like his work.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Caixa (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?