Manoel de Oliveira

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REVIEW: The Strange Case of Angélica

Now 102 years old and still turning out movies at the rate of one a year, Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira seems destined to live forever. So perhaps it's appropriate that his newest film observes, with Olympian detachment, the tragi-comedy of mor
Manoel de Oliveira's haunting Angélica
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 11, 2011

Review: Eccentricities of a Blond-Haired Girl

At a spry 100 years old, Manoel de Oliveira has conjured a brilliant miniature, a Buñuelesque daydream with the look of a Vermeer.
The film's eccentric, also
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 16, 2010

Portuguese man of war

Manoel de Oliveira occupies a unique seat on the global film culture’s board of directors.
Manoel de Oliveira at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  March 12, 2008

Belle Toujours

Manoel de Oliveira made this long-range sequel to Buñuel’s 1967 fetish classic Belle de jour .
Quel dommage!
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  May 17, 2007

Waved off

Ah, Eurocinema, the blood and backbone of film culture as it grew from out of the Hollywood shadow in the post-war decades — the Godards, the Bergmans, the Antonionis, the bristling Hungarians, the mordant Poles, the café-dawdling French!
‘New Films from Europe’ at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 19, 2007