With Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. A Divina Comédia (1991)

140 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Miguel Guilherme, Luís Miguel Cintra, Mário Viegas

Votes: 461

2. Abraham's Valley (1993)

187 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Cécile Sanz de Alba, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ruy de Carvalho

Votes: 1,359

3. Blood (1989)

95 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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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 »

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Pedro Hestnes, Nuno Ferreira, Inês de Medeiros, Luís Miguel Cintra

Votes: 989

4. Maluda (2021 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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TV film inspired by the biography of the Portuguese painter - Maluda - who found in Lisbon the stage of her art.

Director: Jorge Paixão da Costa | Stars: Margarida Moreira, Filipa Louceiro, Mafalda Luís de Castro, Carlota Crespo

Votes: 40

5. No, or The Vain Glory of Command (1990)

110 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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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 »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Diogo Dória, Miguel Guilherme, Luís Lucas

Votes: 902

6. The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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75 Metascore

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, Leonor Silveira, Isabel Ruth

Votes: 1,942 | Gross: $0.05M

7. Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl (2009)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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, Júlia Buisel

Votes: 1,719

8. Os Canibais (1988)

90 min | Musical, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A drama following stories of characters from the Portuguese High Society.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Leonor Silveira, Diogo Dória, Oliveira Lopes

Votes: 494

10. Hovering Over the Water (1986)

143 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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 »

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Laura Morante, Philip J. Spinelli, Manuela de Freitas, Georges Claisse

Votes: 440

11. E o Tempo Passa (2011)

105 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Director: Alberto Seixas Santos | Stars: Sofia Aparício, Isabel Ruth, Christian Cloarec, Américo Silva

Votes: 32

12. A Ilha dos Amores (1982)

170 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Theatrical drama influenced by the Portuguese medieval poem of the same name, about an island promised to Lusitanian warriors by the Goddess Venus.

Director: Paulo Rocha | Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Clara Joana, Zita Duarte, Jorge Silva Melo

Votes: 81

13. Heiko (2008)

14 min | Short, Sci-Fi

3.9
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A 70-year old aesthete is in a relationship with a young man named Heiko. It is a fetishist relationship taken to extreme exoticism.

Director: David Bonneville | Stars: José Manuel Mendes, Jaime Freitas

Votes: 203

14. Axilas (2016)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Director: José Fonseca e Costa | Stars: Pedro Lacerda, Elisa Lisboa, Maria da Rocha, André Gomes

Votes: 98

15. Christopher Columbus, the Enigma (2007)

75 min | Drama, History

5.6
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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.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Leonor Baldaque, Manoel de Oliveira, Maria Isabel de Oliveira

Votes: 412

16. O Som da Terra a Tremer (1990)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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An author writes a story entitled "O som da terra a tremer", and the story constantly entwines itself with his private life.

Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes | Stars: José Mário Branco, Manuela de Freitas, Miguel Gonçalves, Sara Marques

Votes: 51

17. L'arc-en-ciel (2009 TV Short)

20 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: David Bonneville | Stars: Sofia Ferrão, Carloto Cotta, Ana Moreira, Rafael Morais

Votes: 36

18. The Jester (1987)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: José Álvaro Morais | Stars: Fernando Heitor, Paula Guedes, Luís Lucas, Carlos Farinha

Votes: 112

19. Lusitania Illusion (2010)

65 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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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 »

Director: João Canijo | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Rüdiger Vogler, Christian Patey, Annabella

Votes: 124

20. Sleepwalk (I) (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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A man goes on a journey for a slice of apple pie.

Director: Filipe Melo | Stars: Greg Lucey, Durant Mcleod, Joy Green, William Frederick Knight

Votes: 256

21. Mon cas (1986)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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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.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Luís Miguel Cintra, Axel Bogousslavsky, Fred Personne

Votes: 201

22. I morgon, Mario (1994)

76 min | Drama

4.3
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Director: Solveig Nordlund | Stars: João Silva, Vítor Norte, Conceição Pereira, Helder Abreu

Votes: 33

23. Ill-Fated Love (1978)

45 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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, António Costa

Votes: 294

24. Perdido por Cem (1973)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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 »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: José Cunha, Marta Leitão, José Nuno Martins, Ana Maria Lucas

Votes: 19

25. Um Adeus Português (1986)

85 min | Drama

6.1
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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.

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Isabel de Castro, Ruy Furtado, Maria Cabral, Fernando Heitor

Votes: 118

26. Redemption (X) (2013)

Not Rated | 26 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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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 »

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Jaime Pereira, Donatello Brida, Jean-Pierre Rehm, Maren Ade

Votes: 217

27. The Impressionists (2001– )

200 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Victor Garber, Josef Sommer, Amy Irving

Votes: 99

28. Trás-os-Montes (1976)

108 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Directors: Margarida Cordeiro, António Reis | Stars: Albino S. Pedro, Carlos Margarido, Mariana Margarido, Luis Ferreira

Votes: 192

29. Retrato de Família (1991)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

Director: Luís Galvão Teles | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Maria de Medeiros, Paola Dominguín, Luísa Barbosa

Votes: 20

30. Ao Fim da Noite (1991)

98 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Laura Morante, Simon de La Brosse, Peter Sattmann, João Grosso

Votes: 68

31. On the Edge of the Horizon (1993)

91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Spino, a pathologist, receives an unidentified body which looks familiar to him... himself, 30 years younger.

Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Andréa Ferréol, Ana Padrão, Antonio Valero

Votes: 109

32. Oxalá (1980)

131 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Manuel Baeta Neves, Marta Reynolds, Laura Soveral, Judith Magre

Votes: 31

33. Lovely Child (1990)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Director: João Canijo | Stars: Rita Blanco, José Wilker, Lídia Franco, Miguel Guilherme

Votes: 95

34. O Mal-Amado (1974)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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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 »

Director: Fernando Matos Silva | Stars: Helena Félix, Maria do Céu Guerra, Zita Duarte, Fernando Gusmão

Votes: 37

35. Ana (1982)

115 min | Drama

7.1
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It is a sincere and naive film that combines the themes of nature-man, modernism-man in Rilke's poets with a local narrative.

Directors: Margarida Cordeiro, António Reis | Stars: Ana Maria Martins Guerra, Manuel Ramalho Eanes, Octávio Lixa Filgueiras, Aurora Alfonso

Votes: 125

36. Coitado do Jorge (1993)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Jorge Silva Melo | Stars: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Ángela Molina, Manuel Wiborg, Graziella Galvani

Votes: 23

37. August (1988)

97 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Jorge Silva Melo | Stars: Christian Patey, Olivier Cruveiller, Marie Carré, Manuela de Freitas

Votes: 58

38. Amor e Dedinhos de Pé (1992)

125 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Director: Luís Filipe Rocha | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Ana Torrent, Jean-Pierre Cassel, João D'Ávila

Votes: 84

39. Paraíso Perdido (1995)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Alberto Seixas Santos | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Rui Mendes, Manuela de Freitas, Carlos Daniel

Votes: 17

40. O Desejado (1987)

117 min | Drama

5.8
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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.

Director: Paulo Rocha | Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Caroline Chaniolleau, Yves Afonso, Jacques Bonnaffé

Votes: 41

41. The Other One (1981)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Fernando Cabral Martins, André Gomes, Juliet Berto, Jorge Silva Melo

Votes: 100

42. Britten - War Requiem (2014 TV Movie)

93 min | Music, Musical

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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 »

Director: Yan Proefrock | Stars: Paul McCreesh, Tatiana Pavlovskaya, John Mark Ainsley, Hanno Müller-Brachmann

43. O Processo do Rei (1990)

91 min | Drama, History

6.5
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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 »

Director: João Mário Grilo | Stars: Carlos Daniel, Aurelle Doazan, Antonino Solmer, Carlos Martins Medeiros

Votes: 74

44. Uma Rapariga no Verão (1986)

80 min | Drama

5.8
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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 »

Director: Vítor Gonçalves | Stars: Isabel Galhardo, Diogo Dória, José Manuel Mendes, Joaquim Leitão

Votes: 77

45. Lupo (2018)

72 min | Documentary

6.5
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A vibrant glimpse at the history of early European cinema through the story of a man who dedicated his life to the world of film.

Director: Pedro Lino | Stars: Tiago Alves, Giacomo Scalisi, João Nicolau, Inês Branco

Votes: 24

46. Citizen Langlois (1995 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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Director: Edgardo Cozarinsky | Stars: Henri Langlois, Niels Arestrup, Bernard Boursicot, Freddy Buache

Votes: 54

47. The Vows (1973)

102 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: António de Macedo | Stars: Guida Maria, Sinde Filipe, João Mota, Luís Santos

Votes: 49

48. Vertigem (1992)

105 min | Thriller

5.5
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Director: Leandro Ferreira | Stars: Virgílio Castelo, Daniela Silverio, Virgilio Teixeira, Rogério Samora

Votes: 8

49. Black Tea with Lemon (1993)

101 min | Drama, Mystery

7.0
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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 »

Director: António de Macedo | Stars: Eugénia Bettencourt, Anabela Teixeira, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Filipe da Costa

Votes: 41

50. Um Dia Frio (2009)

27 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Cláudia Varejão | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria d'Aires, Isabel Ruth, Ana Rodrigues

Votes: 26


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