The Consul of Bordeaux

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The Consul of Bordeaux
Directed byFrancisco Manso
João Correa
Screenplay byAntónio Torrado
João Nunes
StarringVítor Norte
Carlos Paulo
Release date
  • November 8, 2012 (2012-11-08)
Running time
90 minutes

The Consul of Bordeaux (Portuguese: O Cônsul de Bordéus) is a 2012 Portuguese biographical historical drama film directed by Francisco Manso and João Correa and starring Vítor Norte as Aristides de Sousa Mendes. It was released on 8 November 2012.[1][2] The film was shot in Viana do Castelo and Bordeaux.[3]



Critical response[edit]

Jorge Mourinha, on Público, gave the film a rating of one out of five stars.[4]


Award Date Category Recipients and
Sophia Awards October 6, 2013[5][6] Best Leading Actor Vítor Norte Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Carlos Paulo Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay António Torrado and João Nunes Nominated
Best Director Francisco Manso and João Correa Nominated
Best Artistic Direction Fernanda Morais Nominated
Best Makeup and Hairstyling Sandra Pinto and Ana Ferreira Nominated


  1. ^ "Aristides de Sousa Mendes - O Cônsul de Bordéus". Cinemax (in Portuguese). RTP. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Aristides de Sousa Mendes, O Cônsul de Bordéus". cinecartaz (Público) (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  3. ^ Luís Henrique Oliveira (2009-10-14). ""O consul de Bordéus" roda em Viana do Castelo". Jornal de Notícias (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2012-02-05.
  4. ^ Jorge Mourinha (November 7, 2012). "Amadorismo pobrezinho". (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Nomeados - Sophia 2013". (in Portuguese). Academia de Cinema. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Florbela e Tabu foram os grandes vencedores dos prémios Sophia". (in Portuguese). October 7, 2013. Retrieved July 8, 2014.

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