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How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal

How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal

A Short film by Eugène Green

Produced by Noodles Production

Production year : 2017


In the 1920s, at his employers' request, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceived an advertising slogan for the Coca-Louca drink, which nevertheless sent the authoritarian government into a panic.

Actors (7)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Noodles Production

Film exports/foreign sales :

Agéncia da Curta Metragem

Foreign production companies :

O Som e a Fúria, Les Films du Fleuve

Photos (4)

Full credits (17)

Executive Producer :

Julien Naveau

Executive Producer :

Delphine Tomson

Foreign producers :

Luis Urbano, Sandro Aguilar, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Sound Recordist :

Henri Maïkoff

Camera Operator :

Raphaël O'Byrne

Editor :

Valérie Loiseleux

Continuity supervisor :

Renata Sancho

Costume designer :

Patricia Dória

Sound Mixer :

Stéphane Thiébaut

Assistant Director :

Bruno Lourenço

Screenwriter :

Eugène Green

Director of Photography :

Raphaël O'Byrne

Assistant Operator :

Lisa Persson

Production manager :

Patrícia Almeida

Sound Editor :

Benoît De Clerck

Production Designer :

Maria-José Branco

Make-up Artist :

Nuno Esteves

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Comedy, Legend

Themes :

Poetry, Politics

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Coproducer countries :

France, Portugal, Belgium

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Portugal, Belgium)

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Runtime :

26 min 58 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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