Sostiene Pereira

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Sostiene Pereira
Sostiene Pereira.jpg
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Produced by Franco Committeri
Written by Roberto Faenza
Sergio Vecchio
Starring Marcello Mastroianni
Joaquim de Almeida
Daniel Auteuil
Nicoletta Braschi
Stefano Dionisi
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Blasco Giurato
Edited by Ruggero Mastroianni
Release date(s) March 22, 1996 (Portugal)
July 3, 1996 (France)
Running time 104 Min
Country Italy
Language Italian

Sostiene Pereira is a 1996 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Faenza.[1] It is based on Antonio Tabucchi's novel of the same title.

Marcello Mastroianni won the David di Donatello as Best Actor.


In Lisbon, during the António de Oliveira Salazar's Estado Novo dictatorship, Pereira (Marcello Mastroianni), a journalist that works in the culture section of a newspaper, discovers the real dark side of the regime when he meets and helps an anti-fascist young man Monteiro Rossi (Stefano Dionisi).



  1. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence. "NY Times: Sostiene Pereira". NY Retrieved 2009-04-02. 

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