Miguel Gomes’ three-volume folk-tale-inspired Arabian Nights (As Mil e Uma Noites) reflects the reality and the disgrace of Portugal, going through the effects of the global economic crisis.
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Gebo is an honest collector who tries to protect his sour and tormented wife, Doroteia, from the idea of having a thief son- João is an unscrupulous greedy man who has been missing for the past eight years and has just come back home to steal money without showing any kind of mercy.
Hay Road is a Portuguese drama with Western semblance and a political message. Set in the beginning of the 20th century when the monarchy was about to give its place to the republic, it was inspired by David Henry Thoreau’s writings concerning the justice and moral of the State.
The event of the week is the beginning of the Shanghai International Film Festival, starting on June 16th and ending the 24th, showcasing a broad variety of films… including A LOT of Japanese films in its different programs.