Manuela Viegas

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Manuela Viegas
Born (1957-10-13) 13 October 1957 (age 59)
Porto, Portugal
Occupation Film director, film editor, film writer

Manuela Viegas (13 October 1957) is a Portuguese film editor and director. She is considered to be part of The School of Reis film tradition.

An influential film editor since the 1970s, she has edited dozens of films, among them Pedro Costa's Blood, Joaquim Sapinho's The Policewoman and João César Monteiro's Silvestre and À Flor do Mar. In 1999, she directed her first and only feature film to date, Gloria, which was part of the official competition of the 49th Berlin International Film Festival,[1] being the only Portuguese film to feature[2] until Tabu was selected in 2012.

She is nowadays a professor of film editing at the Portuguese National Film School.


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Programme". Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  2. ^ Infos at click on "ENG", then on "DIRECTORS", then on "JOAQUIM SAPINHO"

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