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João Botelho was born on May 11, 1949 in Lamego, Portugal as João Manuel Relvas Leopoldo Botelho. He is a director and writer, known for Os Maias: Cenas da Vida Romântica (2014), True and Tender Is the North (2008) and Hard Times (1988). He has been married to Leonor Pinhão since 1978. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Hard Times Director
(1988)
(1986)

Filmography

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 2022 1936 - O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis (TV Mini Series)
 2017 Pilgrimage
 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)
 2011 Carminho no Lux (Documentary short)
 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 Movie)
 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
 1988 Hard Times
 1981 The Other One
 1978 Alexandre e Rosa (Short)
 1976 Um Projecto de Educação Popular (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

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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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Spouse:

Leonor Pinhão  (3 children)
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Trivia:

Awarded the prestigious Ordem do Infante D.Henrique (Grau Comendador), one of Portuguese's highest honors, by President Jorge Sampaio on June 10th 2005. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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