With Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. A Divina Comédia (1991)
140 min | Drama
Patients in a mental institution see themselves as Adam and Eve, Sonia and Raskolnikov, a Philosopher and a Prophet, Alyosha and Ivan Karamazov, Jesus, Lazarus, Martha, Mary and St Teresa of Avila.
2. Abraham's Valley (1993)
187 min | Drama
Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to ... See full summary »
3. Blood (1989)
95 min | Drama, Mystery
Vicente, seventeen, lives with brother Nino, ten-years-old, and his ailing father in a derelict house on the outskirts of the capital. They don't seem to remember their mother, and are very... See full summary »
5. No, or The Vain Glory of Command (1990)
110 min | Drama, History, War
Episodes from entire military history of Portugal are told through flashbacks as a professorish soldier recounts them while marching through a Portuguese African colony in 1973. He easily ... See full summary »
6. The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy
A photographer is asked by hotel owners to take portraits of their recently deceased daughter.
Votes: 1,942 | Gross: $0.05M
10. Hovering Over the Water (1986)
143 min | Drama, Romance
Laura Rossellini, a widow from Rome, vacations on the Algarve coast one hot summer. One day while sunbathing, she finds a wounded man named Robert drifting in the surf on a rubber raft. She... See full summary »
12. A Ilha dos Amores (1982)
170 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Theatrical drama influenced by the Portuguese medieval poem of the same name, about an island promised to Lusitanian warriors by the Goddess Venus.
15. Christopher Columbus, the Enigma (2007)
75 min | Drama, History
A true story of a doctor and his wife who went on a journey in order to prove that discoverer Christopher Columbus was in fact Portuguese.
17. L'arc-en-ciel (2009 TV Short)
20 min | Short, Drama
Quitterie, a 40 year-old woman, relives the great love for her deceased 18 year-old Japanese partner, by successively meeting up with young strangers.
18. The Jester (1987)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the simultaneous loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa, the story concerns a director who sells guns to finance his play.
19. Lusitania Illusion (2010)
65 min | Documentary, History
Images and sounds expose the duality of Portugal during the days of WW2: a peaceful, god-loving, rural country, providing an escape route for over one hundred thousand European refugees to ... See full summary »
21. Mon cas (1986)
92 min | Drama, Fantasy
Four versions of the same story, first in the perspective of a theatre play, second in the perspective of a silent film, third in the perspective of a film of the 50s and finally in a biblical philosophical perspective.
24. Perdido por Cem (1973)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Artur, in Lisbon for his holidays, wanders aimlessly, and is picked-up by Rui, a young man who is into marketing and advertising. Joana is in Lisbon for holidays, but also trying to escape ... See full summary »
25. Um Adeus Português (1986)
85 min | Drama
In Africa, during the colonial war, a patrol is lost in the bush and a soldier dies in operation. Twelve years later, in Portugal, the soldier family meets in peace.
26. Redemption (X) (2013)
Not Rated | 26 min | Documentary, Short
On January 21st 1975, in a village in the north of Portugal, a child writes to his parents who are in Angola to tell them how sad Portugal is. On July 13th 2011, in Milan, an old man ... See full summary »
28. Trás-os-Montes (1976)
108 min | Drama
It's a docudrama with a poetic writing and non-linear narrative. Specifically, it's an "etnofiction": portraits the typical characters of Terra Fria, the North-east of Portugal, showing ... See full summary »
29. Retrato de Família (1991)
102 min | Drama
Ofelia is the daughter of photographer Miguel and of deceased circus artist Lea. When her father is hospitalised with a nervous breakdown, she decides to find out the reason and in doing so... See full summary »
30. Ao Fim da Noite (1991)
98 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Jorge is a disc jockey at a nightclub in Bairro Alto, Lisbon. But the owner of the nightclub, Queirós, is also involved in another less lawful but more profitable business: the diamond ... See full summary »
34. O Mal-Amado (1974)
100 min | Drama
The Soares are a bourgeois couple, living in a good neighbourhood of Lisbon, but João, their son, is not integrating well in that pattern. He attends more political meetings than classes at... See full summary »
35. Ana (1982)
115 min | Drama
It is a sincere and naive film that combines the themes of nature-man, modernism-man in Rilke's poets with a local narrative.
36. Coitado do Jorge (1993)
110 min | Drama
One night Jorge will meet with a Japanese industrialist, who will allow him to abandon his teaching position and resume his chemical work. However, when he gets home he finds a person there.
38. Amor e Dedinhos de Pé (1992)
125 min | Drama, Romance
Macau 1897. Life is easy for Portuguese settlers. Young reveler Francisco Frontaria is deemed as irresponsible for all his partying and boozing. Shunned and exiled for crossing a line by ... See full summary »
40. O Desejado (1987)
117 min | Drama
João is the spiritual heir (the term he prefers to bastard) of Manuel Brandão, his dying godfather, and at the same time the political leader of a small party of a disintegrating governmental coalition.
41. The Other One (1981)
100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The film was to be a documentary, but evolved during production to a fictional film. It nevertheless adheres strictly to the poems and letters exchanged by two of the most outstanding names... See full summary »
42. Britten - War Requiem (2014 TV Movie)
93 min | Music, Musical
Paul McCreesh conducts the Orquesta Gulbenkian and Coro Infantil da Academia de Música de Sana Cecília in a performance of Benjamin Britten's (1913-1976) War Requiem, Op. 66. Soloists are ... See full summary »
43. O Processo do Rei (1990)
91 min | Drama, History
At the time Portugal presented a strange spectacle to the rest of Europe. D. Afonso VI, son of the fortunate D. João de Bragança, was in possession of the throne and was an insane imbecile.... See full summary »
44. Uma Rapariga no Verão (1986)
80 min | Drama
Isabel, a girl in her late teens, is unable to determine herself and understand herself - lost in the memory of her late mother, living with her father and sister, and discovering love with... See full summary »
47. The Vows (1973)
102 min | Drama
A couple of traditional fishermen are linked by a secret vote of chastity. One day, they take in a wounded gypsy man, out of their Christian piety. As time goes by, a relationship, and love... See full summary »
49. Black Tea with Lemon (1993)
101 min | Drama, Mystery
In the summer of 1870, Raquel, who owns a farm, and lives secluded in her mansion with an old butler and a handful of servants, feels proud when an odd acquaintance comes by. Adriana and ... See full summary »