From Now On (film)

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From Now On
From Now On poster
Directed by Catarina Ruivo
Produced by Paulo Branco
Written by Catarina Ruivo
Antonio Figueiredo
Starring Edgar Morais
Luís Miguel Cintra
Adelaide de Sousa
Alexandre Pinto
Rita Durão
Music by Vasco Pimentel
Distributed by Lusomundo
Release date
  • September 2007 (2007-09) (Festival of Rio)
  • January 24, 2008 (2008-01-24) (Portugal)
Running time
102 minutes
Country Portugal
Language Portuguese

From Now On (Portuguese: Daqui P'ra Frente) is a 2007 Portuguese film directed by Catarina Ruivo, written by Ruivo and Antonio Figueiredo and produced by Paulo Branco. The film starred Edgar Morais, Luís Miguel Cintra, Adelaide de Sousa, and Antonio Figueiredo, among others. The soundtrack was composed by Vasco Pimentel.


Dora (Adelaide de Sousa) divides her time between her work as a beautician, her policeman husband António (Luís Miguel Cintra), and her involvement in left-wing politics. In the story Dora's husband comes across Nelson (Edgar Morais), an unstable kid, makes them realize that what they have in the present is more valuable than what they reject from the past and desire for the future.



From Now On screened for the first time in 2007 at the Rio Film Festival, (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and was widely released in France and Germany on September 18, 2007. The official premiere took place in Lisbon, Portugal on January 24, 2008.


2008 Caminhos do Cinema Português[1]

  • Won: Best Film


  1. ^ "Os Premiados!" (in Portuguese). Caminhos do Cinema Português. Retrieved 30 January 2009. 

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