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A Tribute to João Botelho - 40 years of Cinema

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In a filmography that includes more than 30 films, from fiction to documentary, João Botelho's films have travelled through numerous international cinema festivals and received several awards.

Conversa Acabada (1982), a correspondence between the poetas Fernando Pessoa and Mário de Sá-Carneiro, is his first feature film. The film was followed by A Portuguese Farewell, about the colonial war, and Tempos Difíceis. His relationship with literature (Diderot, Garrett, Agustina, Eça, Fernão Mendes Pinto…) has been a regular in his work, awarded at the greatest Film Festivals.

+ info: http://www.leffest.com/seccoes/homenagens/joao-bo...
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