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About the film



Release Date: May 19, 1998

Year    :   1998
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Instituto Português da Arte Cinematográfica e Audiovisual, Madragoa Filmes, Light Night, Gemini Films
Director    :   Manoel de Oliveira
Producers    :   Paulo Branco
Writers    :   Manoel de Oliveira, Agustina Bessa-Luís, Prista Monteiro, António Patrício
RunTime    :   110 mins.

An anthology film drama featuring a poetic mirror structure based on existential identity. In "The Immortals," adapted from a Helder Prista Monteiro play, two famous doctors, an 80-year-old father, and his 60-year-old son, contemplate senility and death. "Suzy," from an Antonio Patricio story, is set in the '30s when a young courtesan dies on the operating table. "Mother of the River" is from an Agustina Bessa-Luis fable about eternal life.

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