About the film
José & Pilar
Release Date: October 18, 2010
|Slogan||:||«The universe won't remember us. It won't remember Homer wrote The Odyssey.»|
|Production Companies||:||O2 Filmes, JumpCut, El Deseo|
|Director||:||Miguel Gonçalves Mendes|
A deeply moving story about love, loss and literature, this documentary follows the days of José Saramago, the Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist, and his wife, Pilar del Río. The film shows their whirlwind life of international travel, his passion for completing his masterpiece "The Elephant's Journey", and how their love quietly sustains them throughout.