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Agustina Bessa-Luís (1922–2019)

Agustina Bessa-Luís was born on October 15, 1922 in Vila Mea, Amarante, Portugal as Maria Augustina Ferreira Teixeira de Bessa. She was a writer and actress, known for The Convent (1995), Anxiety (1998) and Party (1996). She was married to Alberto de Oliveira Luís. She died on June 3, 2019 in Porto, Portugal. See full bio »


(age 96) in Porto, Portugal

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The Convent Writer
Anxiety Writer
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 2006 Ela por Ela (TV Series)
 2005 A Conquista de Faro (Short)
 2005 Magic Mirror (inspired by the book "A Alma dos Ricos")
 2002 The Uncertainty Principle (novel "Jóia de Família")
 1998 Anxiety (story "Mãe de Um Rio")
 1996 Party (dialogue)
 1995 The Convent (inspired by an idea from)
 1993 Memories and Confessions (dialogue)
 1993 Abraham's Valley (novel)
 1981 Francisca (novel "Fanny Owen")
 1980 Xarope de Orgiata (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

(novel) "Um Cão Que Sonha"

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Official Sites:

Encyclopedia | Publisher (French)

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Parents: Artur Teixeira de Bessa and Laura Ferreira. See more »

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