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Porto of My Childhood (2001)

Porto da Minha Infância (original title)
The city of Porto viewed by the intimate eye of Manoel de Oliveira.

Director:

Manoel de Oliveira
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jorge Trêpa Jorge Trêpa ... Manoel 1
Ricardo Trêpa ... Manoel 2
Maria de Medeiros ... Miss Diabo
Manoel de Oliveira ... Self / Narrator / The Thief
José Wallenstein ... Joel
Rogério Samora ... Chico
Nelson Freitas Nelson Freitas ... Diogo
Jorge Loureiro Jorge Loureiro ... Casais Monteiro
António Costa António Costa ... Rodrigues de Freitas
José Maria Vaz da Silva José Maria Vaz da Silva ... António Silva
David Cardoso David Cardoso ... Augusto Nobre
Leonor Baldaque Leonor Baldaque ... Ela
Leonor Silveira Leonor Silveira ... Vamp
António Fonseca ... Rufia
Nuno Sousa Nuno Sousa ... Reis' assistant
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The city of Porto viewed by the intimate eye of Manoel de Oliveira.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from Labor on the Douro River (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Nachtmusik I
Composed by Emmanuel Nuñes
Performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain
Conducted by Mark Foster
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User Reviews

You can't go home again

Manoel Candido Pinto de Oliveira is 103 years old. When he was 93, he made this film, a combination of documentary and drama about the city in which he grew up; then and now.

The black and white footage from the 20s contrasts with the Technicolor of today.

It is a painting, a poem, a song, all of these. It is a celebration of a city in the mind of a 93 year old. Things that seem trivial are to be understood as a product of that age.

Make no mistake, this is not his swan song, as he has made a dozen films since, and is still working.

Fascinating.


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Country:

Portugal | France

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

23 January 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Porto meiner Kindheit See more »

Filming Locations:

Porto, Portugal

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,537
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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