Manoel de Oliveira

11.12.1908, Porto, Portugal - 02.04.2015


Davidoff (born in 1967) co-directed short film Heshbon Telephon (1993) and B\'Yadaim Tovot (1994). He directed the features Mars Turkey (2001) i Someone to Run With (Mishehu Larutz Ito, 2006), and afterwards directed the TV series Hakol Dvash (2007) and Timrot Ashan (2009).


Films by this director

No, or the Vain Glory of Command

("Non" ou a Vã Glória de Mandar, 1990.)

Directed by: Manoel de Oliveira

An educated Portuguese soldier tells the whole of Portuguese military history during his troop’s march through Africa in 1973 during the Portuguese colonial war. In a series of flashbacks, we learn about important people and events from Portuguese history and the reasons and events that brought him where he is today.

color, digital, 110 min

Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl

(Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura, Portugal, 2009)

Directed by: Manoel de Oliveira
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sabine Lancelin

On the train from Lisbon to Algarve, young and unhappy Macário tells his life story to the middle-aged passenger. He has a comfortable life in Lisbon working as an accountant for his uncle, who owns a textile shop. One day, on the window opposite from his, he saw a beautiful blond girl and immediately fell in love with. He met her and proposed to her hoping for a happy future. Finding this out, instead of giving him his blessing, his uncle fired him. In 2010, the lead actress won the Portuguese...

color, digital, 64 min

The Strange Case of Angelica

(O Estranho caso de Angélica, Portugal, 2010)

Directed by: Manoel de Oliveira
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sabine Lancelin

In the middle of the night a young photographer gets a phone call related to business: a rich family asks him to take the last photograph of their daughter Angelika who mysteriously passed away just a few days after her wedding. Stunned by the beauty of the girl, the young man is even more surprised when he looks at Angelica through the lens and sees that she seems alive. He falls in love and obsessively starts seeing her everywhere…

digital, b/w and color, 97 min

Aniki Bóbó

(Portugal, 1942)

Directed by: Manoel de Oliveira
PHOTOGRAPHY: António Mendes

U svojem dugometražnom prvijencu slavni portugalski redatelj Manoel de Oliveria oslikava ulice Porta iz očišta dječjeg svijeta igre i ljubavi. Priča se odvija na starim ulicama Porta i na obalama rijeke Douro.Grupa vrlo male djece upravo je prihvatila novog člana, Carlitosa, sramežljivog dječaka koji je "igrao žestoko" ukravši lutku u trgovini. Carlitos se ubrzo zaljubi u Terezinhu, jedinu djevojku u grupi. Problem je u tome što je Eduardo, šef bande,...

b/w, 71'
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