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Porto of My Childhood

Porto of My Childhood

A Feature film by Manoel de Oliveira

Release in France : 23/01/2002

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Production and distribution (4)

Co-production :

Gemini Films

French distribution :

Gemini Films

Foreign production companies :

RTP - Radiotelevisao Portuguesa, Madragoa Filmes

News agency (France) :

Le Public Système Cinéma

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Synopsis

His family home has disappeared, the hanging tree has disappeared, and so have the candy stores, the Crystal Palace, and Guilhermina, his cousin and first love.
This film brings to life memories from Manoel de Oliveira’s childhood. Manoel, a teenager (performed by the director’s own grandson), watches an opera from his parents’ theater booth. The boy sees what he will be eighty years later, the Manoel he is now, playing the part of an actor from the 20s, Estevào Amarante, who in turn plays the part of a thief who steals a woman’s heart…

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Full credits (9)

Screenwriter :

Manoel de Oliveira

Co-producer :

Paulo Branco

Sound Recordist :

Philippe Morel

Editor :

Valérie Loiseleux

Costume designer :

Silvia Grabowski

Voice-over :

Manoel de Oliveira

Director of Photography :

Emmanuel Machuel

Press Attachés (film) :

Bruno Barde, Sophie Bataille

Continuity supervisor :

Júlia Buisel

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Nostalgia, Childhood

Coproducer countries :

France, Portugal

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Minority French (France, Portugal)

Production year :

2001

French release :

23/01/2002

Runtime :

1 h 1 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

103.110

Visa issue date :

18/01/2002

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.66

Audio format :

Dolby SR