Miguel Gomes (director)

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Miguel Gomes
Born 1972 (age 44–45)
Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Other names Miguel Gomes
Occupation Film director

Miguel Gomes (born 1972, Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese film director. He studied cinema at Lisbon Theatre and Film School (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema).


Trained at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (Superior School of Theatre and Film Lisbon), Gomes[1] worked initially as a film critic and author of theoretical writings on cinema. His films have included The Face You Deserve (2004), Our Beloved Month of August (2008) and Tabu (2012).

Tabu was a winner of the Alfred Bauer Prize for Artistic Innovation and the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival.

His 2015 film Arabian Nights was screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ http://mubi.com/cast_members/85272 Biography in MUBI Europe,
  2. ^ Justin Chang and Elsa Keslassy (18 April 2015). "Cannes: Miguel Gomes' 'Arabian Nights' to Screen in Directors' Fortnight". Variety. Retrieved 18 April 2015.