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No, or the Vain Glory of Command

No, or the Vain Glory of Command

A Feature film by Manoel de Oliveira

Produced by Madragoa Filmes, Tornasol Films, Gemini Films

Release in France : 26/09/1990

    Synopsis

    Episodes from entire military history of Portugal are told through flashbacks as a professorish soldier recounts them while marching through a Portuguese African colony in 1973. He easily draws his comrades into philosophical musings, and the little contingent suffers badly at the hands of the local military opposition.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (15)

    Assistant Director :

    Jacques Arhex

    Screenwriter :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Sound recordist :

    Gita Cerveira

    Production managers :

    Alexandre Barradas, François-Xavier Decraene

    Continuity supervisor :

    Júlia Buisel

    Music Composer :

    Alejandro Masso

    Costume designer :

    Isabel Branco

    Narrator :

    Manoel de Oliveira

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, Spain, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Portugal, Spain, France)

    Production year :

    1990

    French release :

    26/09/1990

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    71460

    Visa issue date :

    07/09/1990

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1990

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1990)

    Selection

    Out of Competition