Francisca (film)

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Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Produced by Paulo Branco
Written by Manoel de Oliveira
Agustina Bessa-Luís (novel)
Starring Teresa Menezes
Diogo Dória
Mário Barroso
Cinematography Elso Roque
Edited by Monique Rutler
Release dates
  • 3 December 1981 (1981-12-03)
Running time 166 minutes
Country Portugal
Language Portuguese

Francisca is a 1981 Portuguese drama film based on the novel by Agustina Bessa-Luís and directed by Manoel de Oliveira. The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 55th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1]


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  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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