Day of Despair

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Day of Despair
Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Produced by Paulo Branco
Written by Manoel de Oliveira
Starring Mário Barroso
Luís Miguel Cintra
Teresa Madruga
Cinematography Mário Barroso
Edited by Valérie Loiseleux
Manoel de Oliveira
Release date
  • 30 October 1992 (1992-10-30)
Running time
75 minutes
Country France
Language Portuguese

Day of Despair (Portuguese: O Dia do Desespero) is a 1992 Portuguese drama film based on the life of Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco. It was directed by Manoel de Oliveira. The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]


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  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ "Foreign Oscar entries submitted". Variety. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 

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