30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Strange Case of Angelica Portugal, Spain, France, Brazil 2010 | 97 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira (*1908) is probablythe most influential directors in Portugal –and with his 102 years of age the oldest one.He was already over 60 when he startedmaking films.

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Isaac is a young photographer living in a boarding house in Régua. In the middle of the night, he receives an urgent call from a wealthy family to come and take the last photograph of their daughter, Angelica, who died just a few days after her wedding. Arriving at the house of mourning, Isaac gets his first glimpse of Angelica and is overwhelmed by her beauty. As soon as he looks at her through the lens of his camera, the young woman appears to come back to life just for him. Isaac instantly falls in love with her. From that moment on, Angelica will haunt him night and day, until exhaustion.
Original title: O Estranho Caso de Angélica
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Portuguese
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Manoel de Oliveira
Screenplay: Manoel de Oliveira
Cast: Ricardo Trępa, Pilar López de Ayala, Leonor Silveira, Luís Miguel Cintra
Producer: François d’Artemare, Maria Joăo Mayer
Director of Photography: Sabine Lancelin
Production Design: Christian Marti, José Pedro Penha
Editor: Valérie Loiseleux
Sound: 0
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Format: DigiBeta (PAL)
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Production: Filmes do Tejo II, Eddie Saeta


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